Antiepileptogenic agents: how close are we?

  title={Antiepileptogenic agents: how close are we?},
  author={Nancy R. Temkin and Abel D. Jarell and Gail D. Anderson},
  volume={61 8},
Epilepsy is a common neurological condition, affecting about 4% of individuals over their lifetime. Epilepsy can be idiopathic, secondary to an underlying genetic abnormality or unknown causes, or acquired. Known potential causes account for about one third of epilepsy. Control of epilepsy has primarily focused on suppressing seizure activity after epilepsy has developed. An intriguing possibility is to control acquired epilepsy by preventing epileptogenesis, the process by which the brain… CONTINUE READING
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