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Epilepsy surgery in childhood can protect memory
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
A type of brain surgery conducted in childhood for medication-resistant epilepsy not only reduces chronic seizures but can protect memory development, a study by a team from Great Ormond Street...

Epilepsy: pooled data from 17 clinical studies support safety of adjunctive Zonegran® (zonisamide) in children aged six and above
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.13]
The safety profile of adjunctive Zonegran® (zonisamide) in paediatric patients with partial epilepsy is confirmed by pooled data published in the European Journal of Paediatric Neurology(EJPN).

Researchers identify new genetic cause of epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.10]
San Diego girl improves after discovery of DNA mutation tied to potassium regulationA research team led by scientists at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has used whole genome...

McLean Hospital lab explores the use of stem cell therapy to treat epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.10]
McLean Hospital and Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists have new evidence that stem cell transplantation could be a worthwhile strategy to help epileptics who do not respond to anti-seizure drugs.

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects 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

Statistical test can make epilepsy surgery more effective
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
A new statistical test that looks at the patterns of high-frequency network activity flow from brain signals can help doctors pinpoint the exact location of seizures occurring in the brain and make...

First-in-class epilepsy treatment Fycompa® (perampanel) launches in Australia
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.04]
Fycompa® (perampanel), the first in an entirely new class of treatment for partial onset seizures (the most common form of epilepsy), has received reimbursement in Australia.

GW pharmaceuticals commences Phase 2/3 clinical trial of Epidiolex® as a potential treatment for epilepsy in Dravet syndrome
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.11.03]
GW Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, today announced it...

Expectant mothers with epilepsy face tough choices over their medication
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.30]
A new study published in The Cochrane Library, highlights the difficult decisions women with epilepsy have to face when they become pregnant.

Finding could lead to treatments for channel-related diseases such as cardiac arrhythmias, epilepsy and Parkinson's
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.30]
A common protein plays a different role than previously thought in the opening and closing of channels that let ions flow in and out of our cells, researchers at Johns Hopkins report.

Low-carb, high-fat diets may reduce epilepsy seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.30]
Scientists find that diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates, such as the ketogenic diet or modified Atkins diet, may reduce seizures in adults with refractory epilepsy.

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2014.10.30]
Title: High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

New report shows planning for epilepsy care still poor in most areas of England
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.24]
Epilepsy is not a priority for local healthcare decision makers in England according to a new report, published October 22, 2014 by national charity Epilepsy Action.

Brain surgery through the cheek - A new way to treat severe epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.17]
For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate - invasive, dangerous and with a long...

Awareness of 'sudden unexpected death in epilepsy' low among patients
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.16]
A series of articles in the journal Epilepsia investigates sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, and finds that only 65% of epilepsy patients are familiar with this risk.

Morphine-epilepsy drug combo can result in less pain, lower opioid doses
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.17]
Adding a common epilepsy drug to a morphine regimen can result in better pain control with fewer side effects.

Epilepsy Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet carbamazepine 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

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

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

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

Long-term safety and efficacy of once-daily Zonegran® (zonisamide) monotherapy demonstrated in extension of pivotal study
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.24]
Zonegran® (zonisamide) continues to be well-tolerated and efficacious when used as long-term montherapy for the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with newly diagnosed epilepsy, as...

Precise triggers mapped that activate and neutralize brain cell networks
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.02]
The idea of mapping the brain is not new. Researchers have known for years that the key to treating, curing, and even preventing brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and traumatic...

Discovery of synapse genes with major roles in severe childhood epilepsies
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.29]
An international research team has identified gene mutations causing severe, difficult-to-treat forms of childhood epilepsy.

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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