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Improved accuracy in diagnosis for epilepsy with new clinical definition
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.04.16]
An expert task force has created a new definition for epilepsy that refines the scope of patients diagnosed with this brain disease.

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

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Burns Specialty [2014.04.15]
Title: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/14/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Young people with epilepsy significantly more at risk of injury
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.04.14]
Children and young adults with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings compared to those without the neurological disorder, new research has found.

Epilepsy diagnosis may be improved by new clinical definition
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.04.14]
Nine years after redefining the diagnosis criteria for epilepsy, the International League Against Epilepsy have published a new, updated version of their clinical definition.

Group Offers 'Practical' Definition of Epilepsy (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics [2014.04.14]
(MedPage Today) -- A formal operational definition of epilepsy that catches up with real-world clinical practice trends was published this week by a leading international society.

Similar epilepsy syndromes produced by gene mutations in flies and humans
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.28]
Four years ago, University of Iowa scientists discovered that mutations in the prickle gene in Drosophila were responsible for much more than merely altering the bristles on the fly's body to point...

Form of epilepsy in sea lions similar to that in humans, Stanford researchers find
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.20]
California sea lions exposed to a toxin in algae develop a form of epilepsy that is similar to one in humans, according to a new study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers.

A new cell type is implicated in epilepsy caused by traumatic brain injury
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.13]
Traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for epilepsy, though the relationship is not understood.

Metabolism may play a role in epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.02.21]
Researchers from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio are exploring a possible link between metabolic defects and seizures.

Self-harm an increased risk for those with diabetes, epilepsy and asthma
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.02.16]
New research quantifying the risk of admission to hospital for self-harm has identified a raised risk of self-harm among groups of patients with certain physical illnesses.

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 Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
Source: MedicineNet carbamazepine Specialty [2013.08.20]
Title: Epilepsy Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
Category: Health News
Created: 8/19/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/20/2013 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

Migraine, Epilepsy Drug Topamax May Cause Newborn Cleft Palate
Source: Cleft Palate News From Medical News Today [2011.03.04]
The FDA has warned that the drug prescribed for epilepsy named Topamax (topiramate) should not be used by women who are pregnant or plan on childbearing, due to a very high risk of offspring bearing...

Sleep disruption in brain disorders
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.04.04]
The enzyme GABA transaminase, which is the target of some epilepsy drugs, contributes to sleep loss, a new study in a mutant fruitfly called sleepless (sss) has confirmed.

Mood-stabilizing drug could reduce risk of head and neck cancer
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.03.24]
A drug used to treat epilepsy and manic-depressive illness - valproic acid (VPA) - could be effective in reducing the risk of head and neck cancer, according to a new study.

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.

Severe genetic disease prevalent in Moroccan Jews identified
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.03.12]
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have unraveled the genetic basis of a hereditary disease that causes severe brain atrophy, mental retardation and epilepsy in Jews of Moroccan...

Valproic acid reverses obesity-induced fatty liver disease in mice
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.02.02]
Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that valproic acid, a widely prescribed drug for treating epilepsy, has the additional benefits of reducing fat accumulation in the liver and lowering blood...

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