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Azure used to ‘learn’ when epilepsy patients will have a seizure

Seizures are fickle things, given there is always limited to no warning and never a convenient time. However, as we gain new advances in technology the possibil...

Significant Variations in Epilepsy Surgical Strategy, Deficit Reporting Exist

There is significant variation in the use of diagnostic testing and resective strategies among major epilepsy surgery centers practicing surgical resection in e...

Cannabis 101: A guide to CBD oil

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-intoxicating chemical compound that comes from the cannabis sativa plant.  CBD is one of over 100 such compounds, known as cannabi...

Epilepsy Epilepsy expert discusses latest research, side effects and FDA guidance for use aproved CBD treatment

Treating epilepsy presents a variety of challenges for patients and their families. Sometimes, it takes time to find the right medication and dosing to properly...

Risk for Late-Onset Epilepsy Linked to a Class of Protein, Smoking, Diabetes

A recent study has shown that a class of proteins involved in the metabolism of fats in the body. Apolipoprotein E ε4 (APOE ε4) genotype and the presence of pot...

Circadian and circaseptan rhythms in human epilepsy

Results of a recent study suggest that seizure cycles are robust, patient specific, and more widespread than previously understood. They align with the accepted...

LivaNova Launches Study to Assess VNS Therapy in Drug-resistant Epilepsy Patients

September 12, 2018:  LivaNova PLC announced the first implanted patient and official launch of a global registry to evaluate the use of LivaNova’s Vagus Nerve S...

Medical Marijuana in Florida Webinar with Dr. Florete of Knox Medical

Related posts: SHOCKER: Medical Marijuana Has Been Legal in Florida for Over 20 Years Florida Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana For Child Seizures INSIDE STORY...

Federal chokehold on marijuana stymies studies on epilepsy, autism

A few years ago, I began to see children in my practice who seemingly responded to marijuana-derived extracts. And as a result, I grew cautiously optimistic tha...

Electronic device used to detect, treat epileptic seizures in mice

Researchers are hoping an electronic device used to detect, stop and prevent epileptic seizures in mice can be used to treat other neurological disorders, accor...

Ketogenic diet may help treat epilepsy by altering the gut microbiota

The ketogenic diet is known to successfully treat epilepsy for many people. In a recent study, researchers determine how the ketogenic diet alters the gut micro...

Dravet Syndrome Gene Mutation Linked to Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

Approximately half of Dravet syndrome patients experience the morbid outcome of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). The causes behind SUDEP remain larg...