Are the newer antiepileptic drugs different than the older ones? We are fortunate in 2006 that physicians have a great deal more choice when deciding the best drug treatment options for their patients than they did even a short while ago. In the...
Washington-Five professionals who care for people with epilepsy shared their thoughts on how to improve the experience of patients who are admitted to the epilepsy monitoring unit. Judy Ahn-Ewing, a registered EEG technician, explained that patients...
Much to their surprise, researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center recently found that cognitive improvement is one of the most common goals of parents with children with intractable epilepsy prior to starting the ketogenic diet....
Antiepileptic drugs have provided tremendous relief for many people with epilepsy. But around one-third of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures despite medication, according to Brian Litt, M.D., an associate professor of neurology and...
Traditionally a controversial topic discussed primarily by the neurological community, sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is now emerging more frequently in research literature, adding weight and validity to this once questionable entity....

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