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Epilepsy Prevalence Increases Across the US
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.08.11]
More epilepsy cases may be due to population growth or more willingness to report the condition, a new CDC report suggests.
Medscape Medical News

Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level
Source: MedicineNet Brain Tumor Specialty [2017.08.11]
Title: Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level
Category: Health News
Created: 8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Epilepsy 'Not a Rare Condition'
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2017.08.10]
(MedPage Today) -- Latest CDC estimates show more than 1% of U.S. population has epilepsy

Genetic testing helps detect cause of early life epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.08.02]
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics supports the use of genetic testing, especially with sequencing, as first-line diagnostic method for young children with seizures.

Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2017.08.01]
Title: Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier
Category: Health News
Created: 7/31/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Could an epilepsy drug help to slow Alzheimer's?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.06.26]
A drug used to reduce seizures has been found to normalize brain wave frequencies in patients with Alzheimer's. Could this drug help to slow the disease?

Epilepsy and natural treatments: Can they help?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.06.14]
What are the causes of epilepsy and can natural treatments help? Learn about eight natural remedies for epilepsy and what studies and research suggests.

Newly discovered micro-gene may protect against epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.06.06]
Researchers have found a certain microRNA that protects the brain of genetically modified mice from developing epileptic seizures.

Epilepsy drug therapies to be improved by new targeted approach
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.17]
New research from the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the Mario Negri Institute in Milan, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, has identified a protein that could help...

Seizure (Epilepsy)
Source: MedicineNet Canavan Disease Specialty [2017.05.10]
Title: Seizure (Epilepsy)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cannabis compound may halve seizures for patients with severe epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.04.19]
Cannabidiol - an active component of cannabis - more than halved the frequency of atonic seizures for patients with severe epilepsy, a new study reveals.

Study finds genetic basis for drug response in childhood absence epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.04.18]
Consider two children who have childhood absence epilepsy (CAE), the most common form of pediatric epilepsy.

Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
Source: MedicineNet Microcephaly Specialty [2017.04.18]
Title: Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Is early pregnancy BMI associated with increased risk of childhood epilepsy?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.04.06]
Increased risk for childhood epilepsy was associated with maternal overweight or obesity in early pregnancy in a study of babies born in Sweden, according to a study published online by JAMA...

Updated epilepsy classification may lead to advances in diagnosis, treatment, and research
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.03.10]
It has been nearly three decades since experts published a classification system related to epilepsy.

Modified Atkins diet helps children with rare form of epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.24]
Doose syndrome or myoclonic-astatic epilepsy is a rare syndrome accounting for one to two percent of childhood epilepsies.

Significant epilepsy gene discovery in dogs
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.22]
Researh groups from the University of Helsinki, the LMU Munich and the University of Guelph have described in collaboration a novel myoclonic epilepsy in dogs and identified its genetic cause.

Epilepsy drug discovered in fish model shows promise in small pediatric clinical trial
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.13]
"Bench-to-bedside" describes research that has progressed from basic science in animal models that has led to therapies used in patients.

Many older adults with epilepsy may not be receiving optimal care
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.10]
Many older adults with newly diagnosed epilepsy in the United States are being prescribed older anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs), and only half begin treatment with AEDs within the first 30 days of a...

Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet topiramate Specialty [2016.12.07]
Title: Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy
Source: MedicineNet topiramate Specialty [2016.09.02]
Title: Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy
Category: Health News
Created: 9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Suicide rate is 22% higher among people with epilepsy than the general population
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2016.07.12]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues first report on epilepsy and suicide.

Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth Defects
Source: MedicineNet lamotrigine 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

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

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

Compound derived from marijuana interacts with antiepileptic drugs
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.08.10]
New research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood...

Why do some images cause seizures while others do not?
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.09]
New research examines why some static images - that is, without any motion or flicker - can trigger seizures in people with photosensitive epilepsy.

Pinpointing where seizures are coming from, by looking between the seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.04]
A computational approach developed at Boston Children's Hospital, described in the journal Neurosurgery, could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery when medications do not help.

International study suggests Nodding syndrome caused by response to parasitic protein
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.02.17]
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilepsy found in specific areas of east Africa, and...

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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