Daily Archives: July 7, 2016

Neuropathology of Seizures in Autism

Neuropathological Mechanisms of Seizures in Autism Spectrum Disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27242398 Abstract This manuscript reviews biological abnormalities shared by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epilepsy. Two neuropathological findings are shared by ASD and epilepsy: abnormalities in minicolumn architecture and γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) … Continue reading

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Immune System, Epilepsy and the Eye

Immune response in the eye following epileptic seizures http://jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12974-016-0618-3   Abstract Background Epileptic seizures are associated with an immune response in the brain. However, it is not known whether it can extend to remote areas of the brain, such as … Continue reading

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