News related to Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) and/or conditions it is approved for
How stress increases seizures for patients with epilepsy
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.06.15]
Epilepsy changes the way the brain responds to stress, researchers find, which may explain why stress can increase seizure frequency.
Childhood Vaccinations Rarely Spur Seizures, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Influenza Specialty [2016.06.06]
Title: Childhood Vaccinations Rarely Spur Seizures, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Breast cancer drug found to reduce seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.05.13]
Findings from animal study could lead to improved seizure treatment in humans.
Algorithms that can predict epileptic seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.05.12]
Computer scientists and mathematicians at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University in Valencia have developed a prediction model that can warn epileptic sufferers of an upcoming seizure with 20 minutes...
Brain signals between seizures may explain memory problems in patients with epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.26]
Study suggests how future devices might prevent cognitive deficits. Between seizures and continually, brain cells in epileptic patients send signals that make "empty memories," perhaps explaining...
Novartis drug Afinitor significantly reduces seizures in Phase III study of patients with tuberous sclerosis complex
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.22]
Everolimus is the first adjunctive therapy shown in a prospective randomized Phase III study to achieve clinically significant seizure control in TSC patients1.
Once-a-day epilepsy drug may prevent seizures as well as twice-a-day drug
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.14]
A new study suggests that an epilepsy drug that can be taken once a day may control seizures as well as a drug that must be taken twice a day, according to a preliminary study presented at the...
Source: MedicineNet Roseola Specialty [2015.06.08]
Title: Febrile Seizures
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
Antidepressants Linked to First-Time Seizures
Source: MedicineNet mirtazapine 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
Osmosis Question of the Week July 15, 2016
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2016.07.15]
What is responsible for seizures and headaches in a 20-year-old man?
New Approach May Revolutionize Epilepsy Surgery
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.07.11]
Researchers have created what seems to be a groundbreaking method for identifying regions of the brain that trigger seizures in patients with epilepsy, a finding that could revolutionize surgery for the disorder.
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Can anti-inflammatory therapies be effective against epilepsy?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.07.07]
In epileptic patients, seizures lead to an increased level of inflammation-related proteins called chemokines in the brain, and systemic inflammation likely helps trigger and promote the recurrence...
New study examines Freud's theory of hysteria
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.07.05]
New research from King's College London has studied the controversial Freudian theory that Hysteria, a disorder resulting in severe neurological symptoms such as paralysis or seizures, arises in...
Commanding, between-seizure brain signals may explain memory problems in patients with epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.25]
Between seizures and continually, brain cells in epileptic patients send signals that make "empty memories," perhaps explaining the learning problems faced by up to 40 percent of patients.
Extreme events in the brain
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.02.29]
How do epileptic seizures develop? A new model from the universities of Bonn and Oldenburg may help to answer this question.