News related to Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) and/or conditions it is approved for
First Aid for Seizures
Source: MedicineNet First Aid Specialty [2015.05.04]
Title: First Aid for Seizures
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
High-pitched sounds can cause seizures in old cats
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2015.04.29]
When the charity International Cat Care asked veterinary neurologists at Davies Veterinary Specialists, UK, for help with several enquiries it had received regarding cats having seizures, seemingly...
Antidepressants Linked to First-Time Seizures
Source: MedicineNet bupropion 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
Oxidative stress is an aggravating factor in Lafora rare disease
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
Neurodegenerative Lafora disease usually becomes apparent through seizures during adolescence and puberty and occurs as a consequence of defects in glycogen metabolism and in the cellular...
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: Multiple Sclerosis 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: Epilepsy 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.