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Protein implicated in Alzheimer's disease has important treatment potential in genetic form of epilepsy
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.08.16]
Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes have shown that reducing brain levels of the protein tau effectively blocks the development of disease in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome, a severe...

The Ketogenic Diet for Adults With Epilepsy
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.08.15]
The ketogenic diet has been around for a long time. Is it possible that it works in adults, too?
Medscape Neurology

Potential genetic link found between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
New epilepsy pathway was previously shown to be involved in Alzheimer's A recent scientific discovery showed that mutations in prickle genes cause epilepsy, which in humans is a brain disorder...

Dysfunctional synapses can lead to autism, epilepsy, substance abuse and depression.
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
In the brains of all vertebrates, information is transmitted through synapses, a mechanism that allows an electric or chemical signal to be passed from one brain cell to another.

Epilepsy Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2014.07.15]
Title: Epilepsy Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 8/25/2011 4:57:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy - Zebinix shown to be effective, retained and well-tolerated in everyday clinical practice
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.07.02]
The results of an interim analysis of the non-interventional EPOS (Eslicarbazepine acetate in Partial-Onset Seizure) study presented this week at the XXI European Congress on Epileptology (ECE) in...

Animal study unveils predictive marker for epilepsy development following febrile seizure
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.25]
Within hours of a fever-induced seizure, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be able to detect brain changes that occur in those most likely to develop epilepsy later in life, according to an...

Important clues to the genetics of epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.18]
An international team of researchers has discovered a significant genetic component of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy (IGE), the most common form of epilepsy.

Findings in brain memory storage may shed light on how to treat neurological conditions like Alzheimer's and epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.18]
Confirming what neurocomputational theorists have long suspected, researchers at the Dignity Health Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Ariz.

Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
Source: MedicineNet Breastfeeding Specialty [2014.06.17]
Title: Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
Category: Health News
Created: 6/16/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Implantable therapeutic device for hard-to-treat epilepsy patients
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.14]
Spectrum Health is the first health system in Michigan and among the first in the nation to successfully implant a recently FDA-approved device that uses electric stimulation of the brain to treat...

New first-in-class epilepsy treatment Fycompa® (perampanel) launches in Russia
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
Fycompa(R) (perampanel), the first in an entirely new class of treatment for partialonset seizures (the most common form of epilepsy), has today launched in Russia.

Biologists pave the way for improved epilepsy treatments, relief for victims of a range of neurological disorders
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
University of Toronto biologists leading an investigation into the cells that regulate proper brain function, have identified and located the key players whose actions contribute to afflictions such...

Alternative to epilepsy surgery offered by MRI-guided laser procedure
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.04]
For patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) that can't be controlled by medications, a minimally invasive laser procedure performed under MRI guidance provides a safe and effective...

Psychiatric comorbidities are common in people with epilepsy, but underestimated and often untreated
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.03]
"Up to 60 percent of people with epilepsy suffer from psychiatric comorbidities such as anxiety or depression, but the situation is still not getting the attention it deserves.

Absence epilepsy seizures in mice reduced by neural transplant
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.02]
New research from North Carolina State University pinpoints the areas of the cerebral cortex that are affected in mice with absence epilepsy and shows that transplanting embryonic neural cells into...

Seizure (Epilepsy)
Source: MedicineNet Biorhythms 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

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 Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children
Source: MedicineNet lamotrigine 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...

Protein S100B in blood may trigger brain-damaging immune response
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.07.29]
Could the body's own immune system play a role in memory impairment and cognitive dysfunction associated with conditions like chronic epilepsy, Alzheimer's dementia and concussions?

Structure, protein elements revealed that are critical to human function and disease
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.30]
New structures discovered within cilia show a relationship between certain proteins and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

Quick drug monitoring enabled by novel light-emitting sensor proteins
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
Monitoring the drug concentration in patients is critical for effective treatment, especially in cases of cancer, heart disease, epilepsy and immunosuppression after organ transplants.

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.

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