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Researchers identify gene linked with early epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.03.13]
Certain types of early-onset epilepsy are caused by previously unknown mutations of a potassium channel gene, KCNA2. The mutations disrupt the electrical balance in the brain in two ways.

Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2015.02.27]
Title: Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey
Category: Health News
Created: 2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Study: Medtronic deep brain stimulation therapy for treatment-resistant epilepsy shows significant and sustained seizure reduction at five year
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
Medtronic plc has announced five-year results from the pivotal SANTE (Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy) trial, the largest clinical study of deep brain stimulation...

Anavex confirms positive preclinical epilepsy data for ANAVEX 2-73
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
Anavex Life Sciences Corp. has confirmed positive preclinical data for its lead drug candidate ANAVEX 2-73 for the potential treatment of epilepsy, validating it also as a prospective platform drug...

Epilepsy drug shows promise for reducing stroke-induced brain damage
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.12]
A drug FDA-approved for treating epilepsy - retigabine - may also be effective for reducing brain damage following ischemic stroke, according to a new study.

LSU Health New Orleans research finds novel compound switches off epilepsy development
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
Researchers at the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence have found that a novel compound they discovered helps curtail the onset and progression of temporal lobe epilepsy.

Beneficial effects of surgery for epilepsy are sustained for more than 15 years
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians.

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
Scientists at the University of York have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer.

Dragnet for epilepsy genes
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.27]
An international team of scientists together with the University of Bonn Hospital have taken a new path in the research into causes of epilepsy: The researchers determined the networks of the active...

New 'systems genetics' study identifies possible target for epilepsy treatment
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
A single gene that coordinates a network of about 400 genes involved in epilepsy could be a target for new treatments, according to research.

Sleeping on stomach 'may raise risk of sudden death in epilepsy'
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.24]
Sleeping on the stomach may raise the risk of sudden unexpected death in people with epilepsy, a new study finds. Researchers say sleeping on the back instead may reduce this risk.

Almost 1 in 5 adults with epilepsy may have symptoms of ADHD, study finds
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2015.01.19]
A new study is the first to report that nearly 1 in 5 adults with epilepsy may also have ADHD, which may have implications for the treatment of epileptic patients.

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

Avoiding neurodegeneration: nerve cells borrow a trick from their synapses to dispose of garbage
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.03.27]
Genetic defects affecting tiny channels in human nerve cells lead to several neurological diseases that result from aberrant nerve transmission, such as episodic ataxia, absence epilepsy, and...

Caution Warranted for Use of Macrolides in Pregnancy
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines [2015.03.26]
Macrolide use during pregnancy was tied to an increased risk for cerebral palsy and epilepsy; experts caution that the risk has to be weighed against complications from untreated infections.
Medscape Medical News

Fatal uncoupling in the epileptic brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
Scientists at the University of Bonn discover a new cause of the prevalent seizure disorderIn the tissue of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, the biocytin remains in the cell that was...

Understanding how neurons shape memories of smells
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.03.12]
Discovery has implications for understanding epilepsyIn a study that helps to deconstruct how olfaction is encoded in the brain, neuroscientists at University of California, San Diego School of...

Direct brain neurostimulation for partial onset seizures provides long-term benefit
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Piotr Olejniczak, MD, PhD, LSU Health New Orleans Professor of Neurology and Director of the Epilepsy Center, contributed to a study of the long-term effectiveness of the first direct brain...

Coral snake venom reveals a unique route to lethality
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.11]
Venom's toxins will be a powerful tool for studying epilepsy, schizophrenia and chronic painFast Facts: The reason for the lethality of venom from the rare, reclusive Costa Rican coral...

Cannabidiol trials begin at Georgia Regents University
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.05]
Two clinical trials aimed at treating children with medication-resistant epilepsy with cannabidiol have been approved at Georgia Regents University.

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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