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Task force offers recommendations on epilepsy treatments in women and girls
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.19]
The anti-epilepsy drug valproate should be avoided whenever possible in women who may become pregnant due to a high risk of malformations and developmental problems in babies who are exposed to the...

Epilepsy has been found to reduce the generation of new neurons
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.18]
International research is exploring the potential of neural stem cells in future therapies to fight the diseaseThe mission of neural stem cells located in the hippocampus, one of the main regions...

Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer's disease
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.11]
University of British Columbia researchers say a new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Epilepsy alters organization of brain networks and functional efficiency
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.03]
Epilepsy, a disorder characterized by abnormal neuronal activity in certain regions of the brain, leads to organizational changes that can alter brain efficiency at the level of the whole brain.

Epilepsy drug could protect eyesight of MS patients
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.19]
An anticonvulsant drug used to prevent seizures could protect people with MS from some of the damage caused by acute optic neuritis.

Epilepsy drug may preserve eyesight for people with MS
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2015.04.16]
A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study released April 16, 2015 that will be...

Marijuana extract shows promise as severe epilepsy treatment
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
A small study has trialled a marijuana extract in people with severe epilepsy. Seizures decreased among the participants, though 6% stopped taking the drug after side effects.

Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy
Source: MedicineNet Seizure Specialty [2015.04.14]
Title: Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study
Source: MedicineNet Cerebral Palsy Specialty [2015.04.13]
Title: Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Discovering the relationship between autism and epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Researchers at the University of Veracruz (UV), in the west coast of Mexico, study the neurobiological link between the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and epilepsy, in order to understand the...

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.

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...

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

Parents describe arduous journey from diagnosis to pediatric epileptic surgery
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.03]
Interventions should be developed to help tear down barriers to surgical evaluationHaving a child diagnosed with epilepsy can be a frightening and confusing time.

New guideline on how to treat the one in 10 who experience a first seizure
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
In order to help doctors treat the millions of people who experience their first seizure each year, the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a new guideline...

Study: Neurologists' focus on face-to-face time with patients undervalued by Medicare
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
Most neurologists provide face-to-face care of neurology patients, many of whom have complex diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy and Parksinson's disease - conditions that require...

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...

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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