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AES: Cannabidiol, Bioinformatics Highlight Epilepsy Meeting
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.11.30]
Cannabidiol in rare seizure disorders, therapies targeted to individual genetic profiles, and computer software that analyzes large data sets are among hot topics at the upcoming American Epilepsy Society meeting.
Medscape Medical News

American Epilepsy Society (AES) 2016 Annual Meeting
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.11.30]
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AES 2016.
Medscape Neurology

Comorbidities Common Even in Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.11.29]
Dr Andrew Wilner discusses what these results mean for designing comprehensive healthcare protocols in your patients.
Medscape Neurology

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.

Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
Source: MedicineNet Cerebral Palsy Specialty [2016.09.12]
Title: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/18/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

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.

How stress increases seizures for patients with epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy 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.

Epilepsy: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet carbamazepine Specialty [2016.05.31]
Title: Epilepsy: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 8/25/2011 4:57:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

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

Epilepsy drug may not increase risk of birth defects
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.04.06]
Babies born to pregnant women taking the epilepsy drug lamotrigine may not be at an increased risk of birth defects, such as cleft lip, cleft palate or clubfoot, according to a study published in...

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

Make the Diagnosis: Puzzling Papules
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2016.10.31]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: An 8-year-old boy went to the pediatrician with his mother after she noticed a few scattered smooth papules appear across his nose and cheeks. He had always had a few hyperpigmented patches on his trunk, but the papules on his face had developed more recently. They didn't seem to be bothering him, but with his history of epilepsy from a young age, she didn't like to leave medical questions unanswered. What is your diagnosis?

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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