Study looks at better prediction for epileptic seizures through adaptive learning approach
A UT Arlington assistant engineering professor has developed a computational model that can more accurately predict when an epileptic seizure will occur next based on the patient's personalized medical information.
Scientists identify a mathematical 'crystal ball' that may predict calamities
Neuroscientists have come up with a mathematical equation that may help predict calamities such as financial crashes in economic systems and epileptic seizures in the brain.
Songbird brain synapses and glial cells capable of synthesizing estrogen
Colin Saldanha, a biology professor at American University in Washington, D.C., has always been intrigued by the hormone estrogen. Specifically, how the hormone that does so much (for example, it promotes sexual behavior ...
US seizure of journalist records called 'chilling'
The US government's secret seizure of Associated Press phone records had a "chilling effect" on newsgathering by the agency and other news organizations, AP's top executive said Wednesday.
Cats and humans suffer from similar forms of epilepsy
Epilepsy arises when the brain is temporarily swamped by uncoordinated signals from nerve cells. Research at the Vetmeduni Vienna has now uncovered a cause of a particular type of epilepsy in cats. Surprisingly, an incorrectly ...
Insects beware: The sea anemone is coming
As insects evolve to become resistant to insecticides, the need to develop new ways to control pests grows. A team of scientists from Leuven, Belgium have discovered that the sea anemone's venom harbors several toxins that ...
US returns 4,000 archaeological relics to Mexico
(AP)—More than 4,000 archaeological artifacts looted from Mexico and seized in the U.S. were returned to Mexican authorities on Thursday in what experts say is one of the largest repatriation ever made between the neighboring ...
Universal rules discovered that allow anticipation of critical transitions
Sudden shifts in complex systems such as the climate, financial markets, ecosystems and even the human body can be preceded by surprisingly comparable warning signals. It is crucial to be able to predict ...
'Smartware' clothing could signal impending epileptic seizures
Researchers and engineers at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom have developed intelligent self-repairing clothing and sensors that can emit warnings that an epileptic seizure is going to start. ...
Electronic tattoo monitors brain, heart and muscles (w/ video)
Imagine if there were electronics able to prevent epileptic seizures before they happen. Or electronics that could be placed on the surface of a beating heart to monitor its functions. The problem is that ...
Research sheds light on epilepsy treatments – Why don't the fits stop?
New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) canine epilepsy clinic has shed light on why some dogs do not respond to anti-epilepsy treatments.
Montana sanctuary bear that underwent MRI dies
A 3-year-old grizzly bear that underwent an MRI at Washington State University after suffering seizures at a Montana sanctuary has died.
Taiwan seizes 820 kilograms of dolphin meat
Taiwan coastguards Thursday said they have arrested two people and seized 820 kilograms (1,800 pounds) of dolphin meat as the island steps up efforts to protect endangered animals.
Togo police seize 700 kilos of ivory
Police in Togo have seized 700 kilogrammes (1,540 pounds) of ivory in the capital city of Lome, the government told AFP on Thursday.