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Once-Daily Epilepsy Drug Equivalent to Twice-Daily Drug
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.04.21]
A new study shows eslicarbazepine acetate is equivalent in efficacy to twice-daily carbamazepine monotherapy.
Medscape Medical News

Epilepsy Appears Not to Interfere With Conception
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.04.18]
New 'myth-busting' data suggest that women with epilepsy are just as likely to get pregnant as healthy controls, if they choose to.
Medscape Medical News

Women with epilepsy just as likely to get pregnant as healthy women of childbearing age
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.18]
Women with epilepsy are just as likely to achieve a successful pregnancy as women without the neurological disorder, according to a new study led by research teams at multiple centers, including...

One-a-Day Anti-Seizure Drug Shows Promise for People With Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2016.04.15]
Title: One-a-Day Anti-Seizure Drug Shows Promise for People With Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 4/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Once-a-day epilepsy drug may prevent seizures as well as twice-a-day drug
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.14]
A new study suggests that an epilepsy drug that can be taken once a day may control seizures as well as a drug that must be taken twice a day, according to a preliminary study presented at the...

Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth Defects
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2016.04.07]
Title: Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth Defects
Category: Health News
Created: 4/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy drug may not increase risk of birth defects
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.04.06]
Babies born to pregnant women taking the epilepsy drug lamotrigine may not be at an increased risk of birth defects, such as cleft lip, cleft palate or clubfoot, according to a study published in...

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2016.04.01]
Title: Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2016.04.01]
Title: Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study finds birth control pills may increase risk of seizures in women with epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.31]
Could certain types of hormonal contraceptives cause an increase in seizures in women with epilepsy?

Pitt team redesigns epilepsy drug to increase potency and specificity, reduce side effects
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.30]
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Arts & Sciences have designed a more effective version of an FDA-approved epilepsy drug with the potential for fewer side effects...

People with epilepsy fear discrimination according to national charity poll
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.24]
Many people with epilepsy don't feel comfortable talking about their condition for fear they will be discriminated against, according to a charity poll.

Epilepsy: first FDA-approved medicine manufactured using 3D printing technology now available
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.24]
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals has announced that SPRITAM® (levetiracetam) tablets, for oral suspension, is now available as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic...

A new recessive disease identified - PIGG gene causes intellectual disability, epilepsy and hypotonia
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.18]
The objective of genetic medicine is to analyze all the genes that make up the human genome, in order to identify as many genetic diseases as possible.

Changes in heart activity may signal epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.10]
Pronounced alterations in heart rate variability may contribute to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

Genes influence sleep/wake timing of seizures in people with epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.08]
New research from the Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project shows that genetics plays a role in sleep/wake timing of seizures.

New medicine, Briviact (brivaracetam) launches in the UK, offering a new option for patients with uncontrolled epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.02.29]
UCB has announced that Briviact® (brivaracetam) has been authorised as an add-on treatment for partial onset seizures (POS), with or without secondary generalised seizures (spreading from one...

Socio-economic status may impact care of children with epilepsy
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2016.01.20]
Socio-economic status may influence the use of health resources among children with epilepsy, even in a universal health insurance system.

Marijuana Chemical Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy in Kids
Source: MedicineNet carbamazepine Specialty [2015.12.08]
Title: Marijuana Chemical Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy in Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

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

Everolimus Data for Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis 'Exciting'
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.04.21]
The new results may open the door to eventually being able to treat epilepsy, not just seizures, researchers say.
Medscape Medical News

Researchers discover moving, electrically 'silent' source initiates brain waves
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
Finding may help in understanding memory formation, treating epilepsy. Brain waves that spread through the hippocampus are initiated by a method not seen before--a possible step toward...

Toward quieting the brain - promising anti-seizure strategies
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.04.19]
Cluster Analysis of Cat Neural Networks Reveals Promising Anti-seizure Strategies.Chronic brain diseases such as epilepsy involve disturbances of the brain's electrical activity.

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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