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Scientists work on better and permanent treatment for epilepsy

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Although the majority respond to medication, between 20 and 40 percent of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures even after trying multiple anti-seizure drugs.

Even when the drugs do work, people may develop cognitive and memory problems and depression, likely from the combination of the underlying seizure disorder and the drugs to treat it.

Their results published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

These stem cells can then be coaxed to become virtually any type of cells in the body, including neurons that use GABA, called GABAergic interneurons.


Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: news-medical.net

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