Research by Topic: seizures

It’s not about THC, it’s about CBD (cannabinoids)

Published August 7, 2017

Parents of children with seizures are desperate to find something that will at the very least reduce the frequency of seizures in their kids. ¬†Answers came in an unlikely place two months ago with the publication of a randomized clinical trial showing that seizures could be reduced with use of cannabinoids in kids with a […]

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Weekly Podcast: Another gene that causes autism and what families are doing about it

Published December 5, 2016

A gene that controls electrical activity in the brain, SCN2A, has been linked to autism for awhile. But recently, a new study from China shows that mutations of this gene are seen in about 1% of people with autism. This may put it into the category of the rare mutations that have a major contribution […]

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Scientists studying genetic cause of autism meet with families

Published July 31, 2015

Dup15, an organization representing families with one of the most common genetic causes of autism, held their annual family and science meeting in Orlando this week. Hear more about the science on the ASF podcast. www.asfpodcast.org

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