Epileptic seizures can be frightening to observe. What causes the disease, and how do you live with it? Epilepsy is a chronic condition that causes neurons in the brain to fire in powerful, erratic ways.
When those magic red sale signs lure you into a store, your brain forgets everything else. Need it? Not really. Want it? Yes. Shopping can be like a drug. Neuroscientist Christian Elger explains why.
February 28 is Rare Disease Day. Rare diseases include Alstrom syndrome, which limits life expectancy to just 25 years. DW highlights five of more than 6,000 rare diseases in the world.
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