A New Cell Type is Implicated in Epilepsy Caused by Traumatic Brain Injury

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 08:31 in Health & Medicine

Traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for epilepsy. A new study published in Oxford Journals' Cerebral Cortex identifies increased levels of a specific neurotransmitter as a contributing factor. The findings suggest that damage to a specific type of brain cell plays a role in the development of epilepsy after a traumatic brain injury.

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