"Nearly 3.5 million people suffer from epilepsy in this country, and for about one-third of them, medication no longer helps.
They're at the mercy of seizures that can strike at any time. But now, there's hope.
For Sharon Shafer of Woodland Hills, her life felt out of control."
A paper in Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports co-written by Dr. Dobkin.
A paper in Neurology co-written by Dr. Liebeskind.
A paper in Neuroradiology co-written by Dr. Liebeskind.
A paper in Nature: Scientific Reports co-written by Dr. Cloughesy.
"If you’re looking for another reason to squeeze in more hours of sleep, you might want to pay attention to new research out of Sweden that suggests losing sleep may lead to weight gain.
Those who have chronic sleep problems, work irregular shift hours, or just burn the midnight oil looking at their smartphones could be running the risk of slowing down their metabolism."
"Scientists have developed a genetic technique that reverses sensory impairment in mice with symptoms of autism, offering potential treatment for children with the disorder."
A paper in Nature: Neuroscience co-written by Dr. Portera-Cailliau.
"Genetic technique is a step toward strategy to help people with autism better process visual cues."
A paper in NeuroImage co-written by Dr. Woods.