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Most Vaccination-Onset Epilepsy Has Genetic, Structural Cause
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines [2014.09.24]
A new study shows that most seizures beginning after vaccination have an underlying genetic or structural cause, which should increase faith in vaccine safety, researchers say.
Medscape Medical News

SEEG an Option for Difficult-to-Localize Epilepsy in Kids
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.09.22]
Minimally invasive SEEG method represents a major step forward in pediatric epilepsy, researchers say, rendering many young patients with difficult-to-localize refractory epilepsy seizure-free or much improved.
Medscape Medical News

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.

Breakthrough in detecting early onset of refractory epilepsy in children will lead to effective treatment using non-pharmacological therapies
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.16]
65 MILLION people around the world today suffer from epilepsy, a condition of the brain that may trigger an uncontrollable seizure at any time, often for no known reason.

Omega-3 fish oil 'could reduce seizure frequency for epilepsy patients'
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
A new study by researchers from UCLA School of Medicine suggests consuming low doses of omega-3 fish oil each day could reduce the occurrence of seizures in patients with epilepsy.

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 7:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

New understanding of common cause of sudden death in epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
A gene crucial for brain and heart development may also be associated with sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the most common cause of early mortality in epilepsy patients.

New mouse line offers new insights for treatments of epilepsy, Alzheimer's
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.08.25]
University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice that is expected to open the door to new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Still no proof of added benefit for perampanel in epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Dossier provided no relevant data / new assessment on application of the manufacturerThe drug perampanel (trade name Fycompa) has been approved since July 2012 as adjunctive ("add-on") therapy...

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...

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: Epilepsy 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 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

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...

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

Novel treatment method - visualising plastic changes to the brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Tinnitus, migraine, epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's: all these are examples of diseases with neurological causes, the treatment and study of which is more and more frequently being...

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.

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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