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New way to prevent injury from falls due to epilepsy!

The challenge most families are faced with in providing fall support to family members during a fall is how best to break the fall altogether.   Currently,...

Duchenne May Affect the Brain Too, Study Contends

Researchers have found that Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients usually have simultaneous neurological disorders or abnormalities, including epilepsy.   P...

This Collaboration Will Develop a New Epilepsy Gene Therapy for In-Need Patients

CombiGene and the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult have struck a deal that will move the biotech’s epilepsy therpy towards the clinic.   Swedish biotech Comb...

What to know about complex partial seizures

A complex partial seizure is a type of seizure that arises in one lobe of the brain, rather than the whole brain. The seizure affects people’s awareness a...

Are there signs of CTE in the brain tissue of younger people with epilepsy?

Younger adults with difficult-to-treat epilepsy may have early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in their brain tissue, but it appears to be uncom...

Epileptic seizures and depression may share a common genetic cause, study suggests

Rutgers and Columbia scientists assessed family histories of epilepsy and depression to find a possible genetic relationship   From the time of Hippocrates...

Over 1/3 of New Cases of Epilepsy are Treatment Refractory

More than one-third of patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy do not respond to treatment with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), according to a study published online...

What are the symptoms of partial (focal onset) seizures? Types, causes, and treatment

A partial seizure is a surge of electrical activity in just one area of the brain. These seizures are also known as focal onset seizures. A focal seizure can ha...

Monthly brain cycles predict seizures in patients with epilepsy

Implanted electrodes reveal long-term patterns of seizure risk.   University of California San Francisco neurologists have discovered monthly cycles of bra...

Can apple cider vinegar cure a headache?

Headaches are a common annoyance for most people. There are numerous claims about the benefits of apple cider vinegar, from improving digestion to helping to tr...

Study: ‘Silent Seizures’ A Clue To Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s Disease

“Silent seizures” deep within the brain may hold a clue as to what causes memory loss in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and may help one day lead to new tre...

Prenatal Folic Acid Supplementation Found to Reduce Risk of Autistic Traits in Children of Women Taking AEDs

Prenatal folic acid supplements were found to reduce the risk of autistic traits in children born to women who were taking antiepileptic drugs while pregnant, a...

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