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The authors present surgical strategies for optimizing outcomes in cases of seizures associated with intracranial lesions.
A new, home-based program for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that combines behavioral change techniques in a playful environment boosted the children's IQ, language ability, and social interaction skills more than a community-based program, according to a new study.
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Dr. Andrew Wilner discusses the severe lack of epilepsy resources in post-earthquake Haiti.
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The causes, symptoms, and treatment of upper limb spasticity, which causes stiff, flexed arm muscles.
Immunosuppressive agents may trigger the development of immune-mediated neuropathies.
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