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Support for Autoimmune-Epilepsy Link
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.04.07]
A new population-based study provides more evidence of a significantly increased risk for epilepsy among patients with an autoimmune disease.
Medscape Medical News

Similar epilepsy syndromes produced by gene mutations in flies and humans
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.28]
Four years ago, University of Iowa scientists discovered that mutations in the prickle gene in Drosophila were responsible for much more than merely altering the bristles on the fly's body to point...

Form of epilepsy in sea lions similar to that in humans, Stanford researchers find
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.20]
California sea lions exposed to a toxin in algae develop a form of epilepsy that is similar to one in humans, according to a new study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers.

Seizure (Epilepsy)
Source: MedicineNet Biorhythms Specialty [2014.03.19]
Title: Seizure (Epilepsy)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

A new cell type is implicated in epilepsy caused by traumatic brain injury
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.13]
Traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for epilepsy, though the relationship is not understood.

Metabolism may play a role in epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.02.21]
Researchers from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio are exploring a possible link between metabolic defects and seizures.

Self-harm an increased risk for those with diabetes, epilepsy and asthma
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.02.16]
New research quantifying the risk of admission to hospital for self-harm has identified a raised risk of self-harm among groups of patients with certain physical illnesses.

2-step approach allows localization and resection in complex pediatric epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.01.29]
A staged approach to epilepsy surgery - with invasive brain monitoring followed by surgery in a single hospital stay - is a safe and beneficial approach to treatment for complex cases of epilepsy in...

Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy
Source: MedicineNet valproic acid Specialty [2014.01.09]
Title: Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy
Category: Health News
Created: 1/8/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/9/2014 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

New technique for testing drugs to treat cystic fibrosis and epilepsy
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2013.11.30]
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Quebec at Montreal, have developed a new microsystem for more efficient testing of...

Epilepsy Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
Source: MedicineNet carbamazepine Specialty [2013.08.20]
Title: Epilepsy Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
Category: Health News
Created: 8/19/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children
Source: MedicineNet carbamazepine Specialty [2013.07.18]
Title: Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children
Category: Health News
Created: 7/18/2013 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet orlistat Specialty [2012.10.16]
Title: Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 10/15/2012 8:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/16/2012 12:00:00 AM

Migraine, Epilepsy Drug Topamax May Cause Newborn Cleft Palate
Source: Cleft Palate News From Medical News Today [2011.03.04]
The FDA has warned that the drug prescribed for epilepsy named Topamax (topiramate) should not be used by women who are pregnant or plan on childbearing, due to a very high risk of offspring bearing...

Sleep disruption in brain disorders
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.04.04]
The enzyme GABA transaminase, which is the target of some epilepsy drugs, contributes to sleep loss, a new study in a mutant fruitfly called sleepless (sss) has confirmed.

Mood-stabilizing drug could reduce risk of head and neck cancer
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.03.24]
A drug used to treat epilepsy and manic-depressive illness - valproic acid (VPA) - could be effective in reducing the risk of head and neck cancer, according to a new study.

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.

Severe genetic disease prevalent in Moroccan Jews identified
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.12]
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have unraveled the genetic basis of a hereditary disease that causes severe brain atrophy, mental retardation and epilepsy in Jews of Moroccan...

Valproic acid reverses obesity-induced fatty liver disease in mice
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.02.02]
Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that valproic acid, a widely prescribed drug for treating epilepsy, has the additional benefits of reducing fat accumulation in the liver and lowering blood...

Discovery of new operating principle of potassium channels
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.01.30]
Neurons transmit information with the help of special channels that allow the passage of potassium ions. Defective potassium channels play a role in epilepsy and depression.

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