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Fycompa (perampanel) receives European MA for PGTC seizures in patients with idiopathic generalised epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.06.26]
The European Commission (EC) has today granted marketing authorisation approval for Fycompa® (perampanel), for use as a once-daily, adjunctive therapy for primary generalised tonic-clonic...

FDA Okays New Indication for Perampanel (Fycompa) in Epilepsy
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.06.22]
Perampanel, already approved for focal seizures, is now indicated as adjunctive therapy for primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
FDA Approvals

Neurostimulation in epilepsy: New techniques, new promises
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.06.22]
"Despite the advent of new pharmacological treatments and the high success rate of many surgical treatments for epilepsy, a substantial number of patients do not become seizure-free or experience...

Participating in online health community may help people manage epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.06.18]
Participating in an online patient community may help people with epilepsy better manage the disease, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...

Online Community Helps People Manage Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2015.06.18]
Title: Online Community Helps People Manage Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Exploring the links between epilepsy surgery and academic outcomes
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.06.03]
A new study by a University of Toronto Mississauga researcher has taken the first-ever look at the academic outcomes of children with epilepsy who have had brain surgery, and found that they have a...

Task force offers recommendations on epilepsy treatments in women and girls
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.19]
The anti-epilepsy drug valproate should be avoided whenever possible in women who may become pregnant due to a high risk of malformations and developmental problems in babies who are exposed to the...

Epilepsy has been found to reduce the generation of new neurons
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.18]
International research is exploring the potential of neural stem cells in future therapies to fight the diseaseThe mission of neural stem cells located in the hippocampus, one of the main regions...

Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer's disease
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.11]
University of British Columbia researchers say a new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Epilepsy alters organization of brain networks and functional efficiency
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.03]
Epilepsy, a disorder characterized by abnormal neuronal activity in certain regions of the brain, leads to organizational changes that can alter brain efficiency at the level of the whole brain.

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.

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.

Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study
Source: MedicineNet Cerebral Palsy Specialty [2015.04.13]
Title: Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Discovering the relationship between autism and epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Researchers at the University of Veracruz (UV), in the west coast of Mexico, study the neurobiological link between the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and epilepsy, in order to understand the...

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

Driving After a First-Ever Seizure
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2015.06.24]
Dr Andrew Wilner discusses the current environment of motor vehicle restrictions for people with epilepsy and a new study providing insight on accident risk in individuals with a first-ever seizure.
Medscape Neurology

Quiet that ringing in the brain
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2015.06.24]
New drug promises relief from epilepsy and tinnitus with fewer side effectsA new drug may treat epilepsy and prevent tinnitus by selectively affecting potassium channels in the brain, UConn...

Scientists identify amino acid that stops seizures in mice
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.06.22]
Finding suggests novel mechanism for treating epilepsyAn amino acid whose role in the body has been all but a mystery appears to act as a potent seizure inhibitor in mice, according to a study by...

Parents describe arduous journey from diagnosis to pediatric epileptic surgery
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.03]
Interventions should be developed to help tear down barriers to surgical evaluationHaving a child diagnosed with epilepsy can be a frightening and confusing time.

New guideline on how to treat the one in 10 who experience a first seizure
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
In order to help doctors treat the millions of people who experience their first seizure each year, the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a new guideline...

Fatal uncoupling in the epileptic brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
Scientists at the University of Bonn discover a new cause of the prevalent seizure disorderIn the tissue of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, the biocytin remains in the cell that was...

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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