New Definition for Epilepsy
Apr 15, 2014
Seizures and epilepsy are not the same. An epileptic seizure is a transient occurrence of signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Epilepsy is a disease characterized by an enduring...
Apr 9, 2014
In the February 4, 2014, issue of the journal Neurology ahead of press, Dr. Franceschetti and colleagues representing a large consortium in Italy present an evaluation of progressive myoclonic epilepsies. During the study, 25 Italian...
Apr 9, 2014
In the January 31, 2014, published ahead of print issue of the journal Neurology, Doctors Hamid and colleagues representing a multi-center epilepsy surgery consortium examine the complex relationship between depression, anxiety, seizure control...
Apr 8, 2014
Aptiom (eslicarbazepine acetate), a once daily antiepilepsy drug (AED) used to treat partial-onset seizures is now available in pharmacies. The Food and Drug Administration approved the drug in November 2013. Manufacturer Sunovion Pharmaceuticals is...
Apr 3, 2014
Ovaries and testes produce sex hormones. Primarily, they control and maintain our reproductive systems and also have an influence on muscle mass, bone strength, emotions, or behavior. They also begin to influence brain function before birth. Since...

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