Mice epilepsy cure raises hopes

Prospects of cure for brain disorder brighten as scientists halt epilepsy in mice.

Epileptic mouse

The brain disorder epilepsy affects around 50 million people worldwide.

A large majority of cases – 90 per cent – are found in developing nations where sufferers do not have access to treatment.

But now, scientists have found a cure for epilepsy in mice that is offering hope to human sufferers.

Al Jazeera’s Tarek Bazley reports.

Source: Al Jazeera