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BIONICS BEATS BRAIN DISORDERS

March 17, 2006
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At least one of every 100 Americans has epilepsy, a disturbance in the brain's electrical activity causing recurrent seizures. These may be as mild as twitching fingers or as severe as violent muscle contractions causing unconsciousness. But we've come a long way since the disorder was considered demonic possession, and doctors have a slew of medicines that often keep the disorder in check.

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