News related to Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) and/or conditions it is approved for
Investigational medication used to resolve life-threatening seizures in children
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.17]
In its first clinical application in pediatric patients, an investigational medication developed and manufactured at UC Davis has been found to effectively treat children with life-threatening...
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...
New mechanism for febrile seizures in young children discovered
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.03]
Febrile seizures are among the most dreaded complications of infectious diseases in small children.
Low-carb, high-fat diets may reduce epilepsy seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.30]
Scientists find that diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates, such as the ketogenic diet or modified Atkins diet, may reduce seizures in adults with refractory epilepsy.
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
Epilepsy surgery in childhood can protect memory
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
A type of brain surgery conducted in childhood for medication-resistant epilepsy not only reduces chronic seizures but can protect memory development, a study by a team from Great Ormond Street...
Statistical test can make epilepsy surgery more effective
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
A new statistical test that looks at the patterns of high-frequency network activity flow from brain signals can help doctors pinpoint the exact location of seizures occurring in the brain and make...
First-in-class epilepsy treatment Fycompa® (perampanel) launches in Australia
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.04]
Fycompa® (perampanel), the first in an entirely new class of treatment for partial onset seizures (the most common form of epilepsy), has received reimbursement in Australia.
Long-term safety and efficacy of once-daily Zonegran® (zonisamide) monotherapy demonstrated in extension of pivotal study
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.24]
Zonegran® (zonisamide) continues to be well-tolerated and efficacious when used as long-term montherapy for the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with newly diagnosed epilepsy, as...
Brain surgery through the cheek - A new way to treat severe epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.17]
For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate - invasive, dangerous and with a long...
Misdiagnosis common in rheumatologic diseases like lupus
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
Lupus and other rheumatologic diseases can initially present as neurological disorders such as headaches and seizures, and thus delay diagnosis for many months, according to Loyola University Medical...