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Important clues to genetics of epilepsy uncovered by International study

From sciencedaily.com

A significant genetic component of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy, the most common form of epilepsy, has been discovered by an international team of researchers. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by sudden, uncontrolled electrical discharges in the brain expressed as a seizure. The new research implicates a mutation in the gene…

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over 3 years
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Findings Show Epilepsy Tied to Religion

From cbslocal.com

COLUMBIA, MO (KMOX) - University of Missouri researchers find a neurological link between religious experiences and epilepsy. Dr. Daniel Cohen's team at Mizzou found a neurological relationship exists between some people with epilepsy and religiosity, or a disposition for spiritual experience and religious activity.

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10 months