Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Research And Innovations: Latest Advancements In Epilepsy And Future Treatments

Research And Innovations: Latest Advancements In Epilepsy And Future Treatments

There’s a surge in the development of anti-seizure medications with enhanced efficacy and fewer side effects. Dr Vinit Banga BLK Max Super Specialty Hospital suggests their role in reducing seizure frequency and severity. Epilepsy Research Is Advancing Rapidly Delving into innovative realms that promise transformative treatments. Recent breakthroughs include the identification of novel biomarkers for […]

Ketogenic diet boosts brain’s natural calm to combat epilepsy

Ketogenic diet boosts brain’s natural calm to combat epilepsy

A recent Cell Discovery study investigates whether the ketogenic diet (KD) could alleviate epilepsy. Background The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high-fat, very low carbohydrate, and adequate protein regimen. In this diet, cell energy is derived from fatty acid and amino acid oxidation, which generates ketone bodies, such as acetoacetate (AcAc) and β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB). Additional studies are […]

Predicting Epileptic Seizures An Hour Before They Happen

Predicting Epileptic Seizures An Hour Before They Happen

An Israeli startup has developed a way to predict epileptic seizures an hour before they happen, helping sufferers to stop any symptoms by swiftly taking medication. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder causing frequent seizures that temporarily disrupt brain function. There are many different types of seizures, each one with a range of symptoms, including […]

Do My Children Have a Higher Risk of Epilepsy Because of My Epilepsy or Seizure Medications?

Do My Children Have a Higher Risk of Epilepsy Because of My Epilepsy or Seizure Medications?

A question frequently posed by expectant mothers with epilepsy is “Do my children have a higher risk of epilepsy because of my epilepsy or seizure medications?” and its significance cannot be overstated. While genetic factors likely play a significant role, several studies have indicated a higher risk of epilepsy in children born to mothers with […]

Is posttraumatic epilepsy associated with long-term dementia risk?

Is posttraumatic epilepsy associated with long-term dementia risk?

In a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, researchers assessed the associations between post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) and the risk of dementia. Background PTE is the occurrence of unprovoked seizures more than a week after a traumatic brain injury, and it accounts for up to 20% of acquired epilepsies. Research suggests that PTE is associated with […]

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