Trigger region found for absence epileptic seizures

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Scientists have discovered a neurological origin for absence seizures — a type of seizure characterized by very short periods of lost consciousness in which people appear to stare blankly at nothing. Using a mouse model of childhood epilepsy, a team showed that absence epilepsy can be triggered by impaired communication between two brain regions: the cortex and the striatum.

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