EpiFinder, Inc., is pleased to announce its proprietary clinical decision analytics software to improve epilepsy syndrome diagnosis and seizure event management at the point-of-care. The early-stage Arizona […]
The US health regulator has denied approval to Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company’s (SPARC) new drug application for Elepsia XR, an anti-epileptic drug. The company has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) […]
ceil Layfield wrote a new post, University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children, on the site EpilepsyU 3 days, 12 hours ago
A University of Warwick study to understand a form of epilepsy that affects children has received a grant from the charity Epilepsy Research UK.
The research focuses on absence epilepsy which is largely a […]
ceil Layfield wrote a new post, New surgery tried for Nationwide Children’s epilepsy patient, on the site EpilepsyU 3 days, 16 hours ago
Elizabeth Szasz is 12 years old but is unable to lead the typical life of a middle schooler.
She was diagnosed with epilepsy as a baby and has tried several treatments for her life-threatening seizures. Each […]
ceil Layfield wrote a new post, Protein Found That May Improve Epilepsy Patients’ Response to Therapies, on the site EpilepsyU 4 days, 12 hours ago
A protein that may help epilepsy patients respond better to drug therapies has been identified, a new study suggests.
The study, titled “Molecular isoforms of high-mobility group box 1 are mechanistic b […]
ceil Layfield wrote a new post, Huge surprise party planned for 9 year old with epilepsy after bullies make her life hell, on the site EpilepsyU 5 days, 16 hours ago
A little Whanganui girl whose classmates refused to come to her birthday is about to be flooded with friends, presents and birthday well-wishes from all over the world.
Gabi Barnett, 9, has suffered some […]
ceil Layfield wrote a new post, Lawmakers push legislation to provide epilepsy treatment nationwide, on the site EpilepsyU 6 days, 12 hours ago
A controversial treatment for children with severe epilepsy could become legal nationwide.
The treatment uses oil derived from Marijuana. While the treatment is legal in 44 states across the country, the […]
Epilepsy is one word that recent Madison graduate Nick Bezold won’t allow to limit what he does athletically.
On Tuesday night, Bezold finished his senior season of soccer for the Mustangs.
(Photo: PAM […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, Metformin shows promise as a potential treatment for fragile X syndrome, on the site EpilepsyU 1 week ago
An inherited form of intellectual disability called fragile X may be treatable with metformin, the most widely used type 2 diabetes drug. This was the conclusion that researchers came to after studying the social, […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, Stem Cell Therapy Shows Potential in Treating Medication-resistant Epilepsy Patients, on the site EpilepsyU 1 week ago
Stem cell therapy may be a safe and promising treatment option for epilepsy patients who are resistant to antiepileptic drugs, according to new research.
The study, “Treatment of refractory epilepsy p […]
In people with photosensitive epilepsy, flashing lights are well known for their potential to trigger seizures. The results can be quite stunning. For instance, a particular episode of Pokémon sent 685 people in […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, New UTHealth study focuses on treatment for epilepsy caused by tuberous sclerosis, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks ago
A clinical trial of a drug that researchers hope can prevent or delay the onset of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis has begun at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center […]
Neuroscientists and psychologists all around the world have put great effort into investigating the functions and differences of the left and right brain.
The existence of differences between left brain and […]
ceil Layfield wrote a new post, Members of Congress and Senate in Support of the New CBD Bill, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Known as the Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act, a bipartisan bill introduced this week seeks to ensure unrestricted access to specific strains high in CBD for individuals battling intractable […]
Researchers are crowdsourcing mathematical whizzkids to help predict when a seizure might strike!
When Dr Levin Kuhlmann (BSc(Hons) 2000) set about probing the mysteries of how and why epileptic seizures occur, […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, Study finds prevalence of depression and anxiety in individuals with epilepsy, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks, 4 days ago
An analysis of published studies found that in individuals with epilepsy, there is a 20.2% prevalence of anxiety disorders and a 22.9% prevalence of depression. Investigators also found no differences in the […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, Antidepressant may enhance drug delivery to the brain, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks, 6 days ago
New research from the National Institutes of Health found that pairing the antidepressant amitriptyline with drugs designed to treat central nervous system diseases, enhances drug delivery to the brain by […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, Pinpointing where seizures are coming from, by looking between the seizures, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks, 6 days ago
A computational approach developed at Boston Children’s Hospital, described in the journal Neurosurgery, published online May 2, 2017, could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery when […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, ‘Silent Seizures’ Discovered in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks, 6 days ago
AlDeep in the brains of two patients with Alzheimer’s disease, the main memory structure, the hippocampus, displays episodic seizure-like electrical activity. These non-convulsive hippocampal […]
It is a little appreciated fact that about 10-20 percent of individuals who are told they have a seizure disorder and who are taking anticonvulsants actually never had epilepsy. Rather, the cause of their syncope […]
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