Category: "Support"

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Click on the link below to join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88326176138?pwd=L0ZCNS9Cd2Jtakp2dDgyRmZxcXhwdz09  

Physical Activity in Epilepsy

Physical Activity in Epilepsy

Many therapists and neurologists approve physical activities as effective mediums to avoid triggers associated with epilepsy, seizures, and mental or psychological disorders. Muscle strength exercises are dedicated to reducing cognitive deterioration and suspending disease progression. Yoga, pilates, walking, jogging, and elementary aerobic exercises relate to successful epilepsy therapy programs. Some active or team sports are also acceptable to people with high […]

EPILEPSY TREATMENT CAN BE TRIAL AND ERROR. SHE HAS A WAY TO CHANGE THAT.

EPILEPSY TREATMENT CAN BE TRIAL AND ERROR. SHE HAS A WAY TO CHANGE THAT.

When Aarti Sathyanarayana shadowed a neurologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, it sparked an idea that could change how doctors treat epilepsy. Sathyanarayana saw how doctors were evaluating whether they’d picked the right medication for epilepsy in a patient. It’s largely a trial-and-error approach, she says. The doctor will prescribe medication and then the patient will return […]

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAM AWARDED $34M CONTRACT RENEWAL TO TEST AND IDENTIFY INVESTIGATIONAL THERAPEUTICS THAT PREVENT AND TREAT DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAM AWARDED $34M CONTRACT RENEWAL TO TEST AND IDENTIFY INVESTIGATIONAL THERAPEUTICS THAT PREVENT AND TREAT DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY

The University of Utah College of Pharmacy’s Anticonvulsant Drug Development (ADD) Program has been awarded a five-year $34 million contract renewal with the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to test and identify novel investigational therapeutics for preventing the development of epilepsy and treating refractory, or drug-resistant, epilepsy. Epilepsy is the fourth most […]

Taken during pregnancy, Topiramate, an antiepileptic drug, increases the risk of autism in children, warns the ANSM

Taken during pregnancy, Topiramate, an antiepileptic drug, increases the risk of autism in children, warns the ANSM

The risk of autistic disorders in children is increased more than two and a half times when Topiramate is consumed during pregnancy. This drug, used to treat epilepsy, also more than triples the risk of intellectual disability, a study has found. Topiramate, used to treat epilepsy or migraine, causes neurodevelopmental disorders in children exposed to […]

What to know about epilepsy and sex

What to know about epilepsy and sex

Some people with epilepsy may find it impacts their sex life. This may be due to physical changes from the condition, medications, or emotional issues around epilepsy and sex. Certain types of epilepsy may cause changes in the brain that impact sexual desire and arousal. Some epilepsy medications may affect sex drive or hormone levels which can also impact […]

RECENT NEWS