Epilepsy has been found to reduce the generation of new neurons

Amanda Sierra and Juan Manuel Encinas, Ikerbasque researchers at the Achucarro centre (Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience) have discovered a new property of hippocampal neural stem cells by using an epilepsy model in genetically modified mice. The work has been published by the journal Cell Stem Cell, an international reference in stem cell research. …https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150515083406.htm