625 Results for epilepsy

  1. 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
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. New Classifications of Seizures and Epilepsies Include New Seizure Types, Simpler Terms

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFRevised classifications of seizures and epilepsies released in March by the International League Against Epilepsy include clearer terms that will help patients better communicate with doctors and doctors

    • Owens, Sarah
    • Neurology Today
    • April 20, 2017
  6. EPILEPSY: Does sepsis contribute to risk of long-term seizures?

    Sepsis may contribute to the risk of long-term seizures, according to a study presented at this year’s AAN Annual Meeting. Joseph I. Sirven, MD, FAAN, chair and professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ,...

    • Neurology Today
    • May 30, 2017