New gene discovery unlocks mystery to epilepsy in infants

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 00:30 in Health & Medicine

Researchers have come a step closer to unlocking a mystery that causes epileptic seizures in babies. Benign familial infantile epilepsy has been recognized for some time as infantile seizures, without fever, that run in families but the cause has so far eluded researchers. However, clinical researchers have now discovered a gene.

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