803 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 Pipeline-Epilepsy: Neuroimaging Identifies Abnormalities Across Epilepsy Syndromes

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFBrain images of more than 2,000 patients revealed patterns of shared gray matter reduction across epilepsy syndromes.Patterns of altered subcortical volume and reduced gray matter appear to be seen

    • Moran, Mark
    • Neurology Today
    • March 08, 2018
  3. For Your Patients-Epilepsy: Adult Epilepsy Patients Face Increased Risk of Serious Transport Accidents — On or Off Medication

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFIn an unexpected finding, adults with epilepsy had a greater risk of being involved in a transport accident, whether or not they were taking antiepileptic drugs.Figure. DRIVER ERROR is the most common

    • Rukovets, Olga
    • Neurology Today
    • March 08, 2018
  4. 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
  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. 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