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Scientists one step closer to 'turning off' epileptic seizures – 'new hope' for thousands – Express

Tuesday, 1 March, 2022

Scientists one step closer to 'turning off' epileptic seizures – 'new hope' for thousands – Express

UNLV Department of Psychology neuroscientists (Image: UNLV)

 
Research led by a team of UNLV neuroscientists has come close to developing targeted drug therapies that could reduce seizures, sleep disorders, and related symptoms common in people with intellectual disabilities. The scientists believe that this new study has the potential to uncover the root-level cause of a number of different adverse symptoms that are associated with unique subtypes of neurodevelopmental disorders.
They believe that this work could one day improve the lives of millions worldwide.
The study, published this month in the Nature journal Molecular Psychiatry, builds on previous research by UNLV neuroscientist Rochelle Hines and collaborators.
Read more at: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1570964/scientists-epileptic-seizures-turning-off-new-hope-epilepsy-treatment-adhd-downs

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