Can the moon really influence your health?

On August 10, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

The moon has held the human mind in its thrall since the dawn of time. Throughout the ages, peoples across the world have worshipped it as an important deity, believing it held real power to influence their lives — and their health. But is this really true? In this Spotlight…

Genes influence sleep/wake timing of seizures in people with epilepsy

On March 8, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

New research from the Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project shows that genetics plays a role in sleep/wake timing of seizures. Researchers studied 1,395 individuals with epilepsy in families containing multiple people with epilepsy to determine whether sleep/wake timing of seizures runs in families. The study found that seizures in…