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Study finds blood markers may help predict seizures

June 12, 2019

The team involved scientists from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological Diseases.

During the study, researchers found a pattern of molecules in blood that are higher in epilepsy patients before a seizure happens.

The molecules comprised fragments of transfer RNAs (tRNAs), which play a key role in building proteins within the cell.