792 Results for Epilepsy

  1. In the Pipeline-Epilepsy: Double Cannabinoid Knockout Prompts Seizures and New Insights into Epilepsy

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFA new mouse model of epilepsy shows that spontaneous seizures are triggered more effectively after both cannabinoid receptors 1 and 2 are knocked out, indicating that new drugs are likely to be most

    • Robinson, Richard
    • Neurology Today
    • December 21, 2017
  2. In the Clinic-Epilepsy: Study Finds No Sign of Brain Injury with Recurrent Focal Epilepsy Seizures

    ...-resistant focal epilepsy. None of the biomarkers revealed abnormal tissue changes, according to the retrospective study, which was published in the August 30 issue of Annals of Neurology.“The public and a large majority

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • November 16, 2017
  3. Neurotech-Epilepsy: Wearable EMG Found to Detect Seizures

    ...,” said the first author of the study, Sándor Beniczky MD, PhD, professor of clinical neurophysiology at the Danish Epilepsy Centre at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. “We prospectively validated seizure detection

    • Hurley, Dan
    • Neurology Today
    • February 08, 2018
  4. In the Clinic – Epilepsy: Why Researchers Say Genetic Testing Should Be Standard for Children with Early Life-Epilepsy

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFBased on tracking of outcomes for children with epilepsy, researchers concluded that genetic testing, particularly gene sequencing, should be incorporated into the initial evaluation of young children

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • October 05, 2017
  5. How an Epilepsy Network in Canada Streamlined Referrals to Surgery

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFA model program in Canada, the Ontario Epilepsy Care Network, aims to streamline the process for appropriate referrals to surgery for epilepsy patients.BOSTON—When epilepsy care providers in Ontario took

    • Collins, Thomas R.
    • Neurology Today
    • June 22, 2017
  6. In the Clinic-Pediatric Epilepsy: Surgery for Pediatric Epilepsy Found to Have Better Outcomes than Medication Management Alone: Findings Underscores Need for Earlier Referrals

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFIn a randomized trial of children with refractory seizures, those who had surgery had better outcomes than those who were taking medical therapy alone.Children with medication-resistant epilepsy who were

    • Hurley, Dan
    • Neurology Today
    • December 07, 2017