Epilepsy, a neurological disease that causes recurring seizures with a wide array of effects, impacts approximately 50 million people across the world. This condition has been recognized for a long time — written records of epileptic symptoms date all the way back to 4,000 BCE. But despite this long history of knowledge and treatment, the exact processes that occur in the brain during a seizure remain elusive.
Current and former long-time smokers are more than twice as likely to require hospital care after being infected with COVID-19 and nearly twice as likely to die from the virus compared to those who never smoked, a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine found.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a meeting on Monday with the bereaved family members of martyred scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh said martyrdom was the reward of his hard work, services and high level piety.
As the United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll approaches 100,000, grief-stricken relatives of the dead expressed anger at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of the worst public health crisis in a century.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday described as “very fruitful” his meetings with Azerbaijani officials in Baku during which he voiced Iran’s readiness to help reconstruct territories in Karabakh.
A US senator denounced former US president Donald Trump’s policy of “maximum pressure” against Iran, warning that the hawks, who championed the approach, are now trying to prevent his successor Joe Biden from opting out of it.