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New guideline on how to map brain prior to epilepsy surgery
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.01.13]
Before epilepsy surgery, doctors may consider using brain imaging to locate language and memory functions in the brain instead of the more invasive procedure that is commonly used, according to a...

First Guideline on Presurgical Brain Mapping for Epilepsy
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.01.12]
The first evidence-based guideline has been released comparing two procedures for brain lateralization prior to epilepsy surgery and for predicting postsurgical language and memory deficits.
Medscape Medical News

Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2017.01.12]
Title: Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
Category: Health News
Created: 1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Research at Stanford locates absence epilepsy seizure 'choke point' in brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.12.16]
A particular structure in the brain is a "choke point" for a type of epileptic seizure that affects mostly children, Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have found.

New findings about stem cells in the brain of patients with epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.12.16]
Neural stem cells have been found in epileptic brain tissue - outside the regions of the brain where they normally reside.

'Epilepsy Gene Network' Identified in Brain
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2016.12.15]
Title: 'Epilepsy Gene Network' Identified in Brain
Category: Health News
Created: 12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2016.12.07]
Title: Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

When Sibling Has Epilepsy, Kids Worry
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2016.12.06]
Title: When Sibling Has Epilepsy, Kids Worry
Category: Health News
Created: 12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2016.12.05]
Title: 11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 12/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy - why do seizures sometimes continue after surgery?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.11.21]
New research from the University of Liverpool, published in the journal Brain, has highlighted the potential reasons why many patients with severe epilepsy still continue to experience seizures...

Maternal rheumatoid arthritis linked to childhood epilepsy
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
New research examines the link between mothers and fathers with rheumatoid arthritis and the risk of their children developing epilepsy.

Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2016.11.17]
Title: Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Should video monitors be used to detect night-time seizures in patients with epilepsy?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.10.06]
Following a sudden death at a residential care unit, the Dutch Health and Care Inspectorate advised to intensify the use of video monitoring at the unit.

The 'worm' holds the key to treating epilepsy: New possibilities for rapid drug discovery
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.27]
Current methods to control epilepsy are not only inefficient but haven't improved in more than 150 years when the first anticonvulsant drug was developed.

Scientists track down possible new treatment for epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.27]
Increasing the concentration of specific fats in the brain could suppress epileptic seizures.

People with epilepsy face increased risks of discrimination and other negative life events
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.20]
In a recent analysis, people with epilepsy were seven-fold more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population.

Epilepsy drugs work by 'wedging themselves' into receptors
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.09]
Examining the nature of epilepsy drug interactions promises to help improve treatment. There are still many molecular mysteries to be solved.

Epilepsy surgery found safe and cost-effective
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.09]
Research has shown that surgery can provide important benefits for patients with epilepsy. Now a new study finds that it is also cost-effective.

Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy
Source: MedicineNet topiramate Specialty [2016.09.02]
Title: Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy
Category: Health News
Created: 9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Newer epilepsy drugs taken while pregnant not associated with lower IQs in children
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.01]
Two epilepsy drugs, levetiracetam and topiramate, may not harm the thinking skills and IQs of school-age children born to women who took them while pregnant, according to a recent study.

Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.08.25]
Researchers at Linköping University have developed in collaboration with French colleagues a small device that both detects the initial signal of an epileptic attack and doses a substance that...

A virtual brain helps decrypt epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.07.29]
Researchers at CNRS, INSERM, Aix-Marseille University and AP-HM have just created a virtual brain that can reconstitute the brain of a person affected by epilepsy for the first time.

Novel compounds arrested epilepsy development in mice
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.07.25]
A team led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of LSU Health New Orleans' Neuroscience Center of Excellence, has developed neuroprotective compounds that may prevent the...

US suicide rate for people with Epilepsy exceeds levels in general population
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.07.25]
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control studied the prevalence of suicide among people with epilepsy compared to the population...

Suicide rate is 22% higher among people with epilepsy than the general population
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2016.07.12]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues first report on epilepsy and suicide.

New technique could revolutionize surgical treatment of epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
Scientists at the University of Exeter have developed a pioneering new technique that could revolutionise the surgical treatment of epilepsy.

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...

Childhood-onset epilepsy has long-term effects on patients' health and social status
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.06.21]
Children and adolescents with epilepsy experience significant long-term socioeconomic consequences and higher personal health care costs.

Links between autism and epilepsy deepen
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.06.16]
New research shows that having a first-degree relative with epilepsy significantly increases the risk of being diagnosed with autism.

Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth Defects
Source: MedicineNet lamotrigine Specialty [2016.04.07]
Title: Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth Defects
Category: Health News
Created: 4/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Socio-economic status may impact care of children with epilepsy
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2016.01.20]
Socio-economic status may influence the use of health resources among children with epilepsy, even in a universal health insurance system.

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
Source: MedicineNet Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Specialty [2014.11.07]
Title: Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
Category: Health News
Created: 11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Seizure (Epilepsy)
Source: MedicineNet Dupuytren Contracture Specialty [2014.04.15]
Title: Seizure (Epilepsy)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds
Source: MedicineNet Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Specialty [2013.12.09]
Title: Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 12/8/2013 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Link confirmed between missing DNA and birth defects
Source: Cleft Palate News From Medical News Today [2014.03.14]
In 2010, scientists in Italy reported that a woman and her daughter showed a puzzling array of disabilities, including epilepsy and cleft palate.

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