Wed, 03/23/2016
Nearly one-third of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) also have epilepsy, but why this is the case is not known. While it is possible that epilepsy can cause autism, or autism can cause epilepsy, the current scientific view is that...
Tue, 03/22/2016
We are sad to announce that Sandra Helmers MD, MPH, 59, died of cancer on Sunday, March 13, in her Decatur, Georgia, home surrounded by family and friends. She was professor of neurology at Emory University School of Medicine and a member of...
grief
Thu, 03/17/2016
Have you ever met anyone who does not have some guilt or regret? Guilt (as defined by Wikipedia) is a “cognitive or an emotional experience that occurs when a person believes or realizes — accurately or not — that he or she has compromised his or...
Mon, 03/14/2016
GW Pharmaceuticals has announced positive results from the first of two Phase 3 studies of Epidiolex® (cannabidiol or CBD) in the treatment of Dravet syndrome. Median seizure reduction was 39% with Epidiolex versus only 13% with placebo, a...
Wed, 03/09/2016
We thank award-winning actor Harrison Ford for talking, again, about epilepsy. Ford spoke in honor of Dr. Orrin Devinsky at the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical's Center's annual Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and...

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