Medical Cannabis Helps Kids With Severe Epilepsy, But More Trials Needed, Says Israeli Study
An Israeli study says that while medical cannabis is effective for some symptoms, it can also have a number of negative side effects.
June 22, 2021
Israeli Researchers Grow Tiny Brain In A Test Tube
Weizmann Institute's study of brain wrinkling opens the way for future research into disorders such as microcephaly, epilepsy, and schizophrenia
February 25, 2018
Study: Common Drug Could Prevent Injury-Related Epilepsy
Some epilepsy patients spend their whole lives dealing with the condition. Others develop the debilitating condition following a head injury. Now a new study from Israel provides new way to diagnose and prevent injury-related epilepsy.
May 14, 2014
FitNeS: New Technology Treats Epilepsy From The Inside
Israeli company BioControl has come up with an innovative solution to treat a form of epilepsy that cannot currently be treated with prescription drugs. Their device, FitNeS, is an implant that regulates nervous activity.
December 26, 2012
New Study May Help Restore Speech After Paralysis
US and Israeli researchers have been able to uncover the brain's code for pronouncing vowels. The discovery may hold the key to allow people with almost complete paralysis to be able to speak by connecting the brain to a computer.
September 05, 2012
Bracelet Detecting Epileptic Seizures Could Save Lives
Each year, it is estimated that several thousand epilepsy patients in the United States alone will die or suffer severe brain damage from an unattended epileptic seizure. EpiLert is based on a sensor that can detect the limb movements associated with an epileptic seizure.
February 13, 2011