Group of women
Wed, 10/12/2016
Catamenial epilepsy is a gender-specific type of epilepsy in which seizure frequency intensifies during certain phases of the menstrual cycle. An increase in seizures in parallel with the menstrual cycle in some women with epilepsy has been noticed...
Wed, 10/12/2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved CarnexivTM, the first form of carbamazepine that can be given intravenously (directly into the bloodstream). This new medication from Lundbeck can be used when a person on carbamazepine is unable to...
International League Against Epilepsy
Wed, 10/05/2016
We are very excited to provide a link to EpilepsyDiagnosis.org, a new resource for the epilepsy community. This extremely useful website was created by a group of doctors and researchers working on behalf of the International League Against Epilepsy...
Wed, 10/05/2016
Challenging SUDEP Assumptions Experts have assumed that seizures are a necessary trigger for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, known as SUDEP. In all of the published SUDEP and near-SUDEP cases that have occurred during video-EEG monitoring,...
Hispanic Heritage Month
Tue, 10/04/2016
A couple of weeks ago, we shared information about our program, "Epilepsy Awareness on College Campus program in Hispanic Serving Institutions." The following describes the work of one of the local Epilepsy Foundations in this effort. The Epilepsy...

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