Danny, Amber, and Zöe Dear Friends, With Father’s Day upon us, I have been thinking a lot about family, and how thankful I am to have my daughter and wife both present in my life. I am especially grateful for the research efforts that have made...
Epilepsy.com has a great section on antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), but I often have been asked for a brief summary document that pulls the information into one package. This summary represents the opinion of the author, Dr. Robert Fisher, who is an...
CDC highlights risks of H1N1 virus ("swine flu") for children with epilepsy. The Center for Disease Control in Atlanta announced that, as of 8/8/09, 477 people in the US died from H1N1 influenza (flu), including 36 children. Nearly 70% of these...
Vigabatrin (Sabril®) was approved on 8/21/09 by the US FDA for treatment of infantile spasms in children, and uncontrolled complex partial seizures in adults, according to Lundbeck, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Vigabatrin is a "designer drug...
When a person is diagnosed with epilepsy, important questions arise: Why did this happen? Which treatment (or no treatment) is best for me? How long will the epilepsy last? Will any of my children or relatives be affected? The Epilepsy Phenome/...

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