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Epilepsy and natural treatments: Can they help?
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.06.14]
What are the causes of epilepsy and can natural treatments help? Learn about eight natural remedies for epilepsy and what studies and research suggests.

Newly discovered micro-gene may protect against epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.06.06]
Researchers have found a certain microRNA that protects the brain of genetically modified mice from developing epileptic seizures.

Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2017.05.25]
Title: Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy drug therapies to be improved by new targeted approach
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.17]
New research from the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the Mario Negri Institute in Milan, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, has identified a protein that could help...

Seizure (Epilepsy)
Source: MedicineNet Brain Tumor Specialty [2017.05.10]
Title: Seizure (Epilepsy)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cannabis compound may halve seizures for patients with severe epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.04.19]
Cannabidiol - an active component of cannabis - more than halved the frequency of atonic seizures for patients with severe epilepsy, a new study reveals.

Study finds genetic basis for drug response in childhood absence epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.04.18]
Consider two children who have childhood absence epilepsy (CAE), the most common form of pediatric epilepsy.

Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2017.04.18]
Title: Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Is early pregnancy BMI associated with increased risk of childhood epilepsy?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.04.06]
Increased risk for childhood epilepsy was associated with maternal overweight or obesity in early pregnancy in a study of babies born in Sweden, according to a study published online by JAMA...

Updated epilepsy classification may lead to advances in diagnosis, treatment, and research
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.03.10]
It has been nearly three decades since experts published a classification system related to epilepsy.

Modified Atkins diet helps children with rare form of epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.24]
Doose syndrome or myoclonic-astatic epilepsy is a rare syndrome accounting for one to two percent of childhood epilepsies.

Significant epilepsy gene discovery in dogs
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.22]
Researh groups from the University of Helsinki, the LMU Munich and the University of Guelph have described in collaboration a novel myoclonic epilepsy in dogs and identified its genetic cause.

Epilepsy drug discovered in fish model shows promise in small pediatric clinical trial
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.13]
"Bench-to-bedside" describes research that has progressed from basic science in animal models that has led to therapies used in patients.

Many older adults with epilepsy may not be receiving optimal care
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.10]
Many older adults with newly diagnosed epilepsy in the United States are being prescribed older anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs), and only half begin treatment with AEDs within the first 30 days of a...

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...

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.

Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet topiramate 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

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

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.

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

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

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

Why do some images cause seizures while others do not?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.09]
New research examines why some static images - that is, without any motion or flicker - can trigger seizures in people with photosensitive epilepsy.

Pinpointing where seizures are coming from, by looking between the seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.04]
A computational approach developed at Boston Children's Hospital, described in the journal Neurosurgery, could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery when medications do not help.

International study suggests Nodding syndrome caused by response to parasitic protein
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.17]
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilepsy found in specific areas of east Africa, and...

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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