News related to Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) and/or conditions it is approved for
Guideline: Managing Unprovoked First Seizures in Adults
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine [2015.04.20]
(MedPage Today) -- Anti-epileptic drugs may reduce risk of recurrence, joint AAN-AES guideline says.
First Aid for Seizures
Source: MedicineNet First Aid Specialty [2015.04.13]
Title: First Aid for Seizures
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Antidepressants Linked to First-Time Seizures
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2015.04.09]
Title: Antidepressants Linked to First-Time Seizures
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Direct brain neurostimulation for partial onset seizures provides long-term benefit
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Piotr Olejniczak, MD, PhD, LSU Health New Orleans Professor of Neurology and Director of the Epilepsy Center, contributed to a study of the long-term effectiveness of the first direct brain...
Seizures and migraines in the brain linked
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2014.11.04]
Seizures and migraines have always been considered separate physiological events in the brain, but now a team of engineers and neuroscientists looking at the brain from a physics viewpoint discovered...
Source: MedicineNet Roseola Specialty [2014.01.15]
Title: Febrile Seizures
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2015.04.25]
(MedPage Today) -- This weeks topics include autism and vaccines, oral insulin and diabetes prevention, management of first time seizures in adults, and long-term effects of Ebola virus infection.
Epilepsy drug could protect eyesight of MS patients
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.19]
An anticonvulsant drug used to prevent seizures could protect people with MS from some of the damage caused by acute optic neuritis.
Epilepsy drug may preserve eyesight for people with MS
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2015.04.16]
A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study released April 16, 2015 that will be...
Marijuana extract shows promise as severe epilepsy treatment
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
A small study has trialled a marijuana extract in people with severe epilepsy. Seizures decreased among the participants, though 6% stopped taking the drug after side effects.