News related to Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) and/or conditions it is approved for
Primary data from Phase 3 study evaluating brivaracetam as adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures in epilepsy announced
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.12.11]
UCB has announced the primary efficacy and safety data from the latest Phase 3 study evaluating brivaracetam (fixed doses of 100 and 200 mg/day with no up-titration) as adjunctive treatment in...
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
Year in Review: Epilepsy
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine [2014.12.18]
(MedPage Today) -- The jury is still out on the value of cannabis for seizures, but evidence backs surgery benefit.
Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets Effective for Adult Epilepsy
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.12.16]
Variations of low-carbohydrate, high-fat dietary plans reduce seizures at a rate similar to that of antiepileptic drugs.
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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.
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...