Sleeping girl
Jul 9, 2014
The majority of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) cases occur at night and often the person is found face down in bed. The rate at which SUDEP victims are found prone (58 to 86%) far exceeds the proportion expected rate that sleeping face...
Jul 2, 2014
In the July 2014 issue of the journal Epilepsy & Behavior, Drs. Sherzai and colleagues examine the association between seizures or epilepsy and dementia in a nationally representative database – the Nationwide Inpatient Sample – among a...
Jul 2, 2014
This week, the spotlight is on older people who develop seizures. What’s the risk? Do seizures occur more frequently in people with dementia than in an older person doesn’t have this? Dr. Sirven reviewed an article by Dr. Sherzai and colleagues that...
Jul 2, 2014
  This week, we are featuring two Hallway Conversations episodes: one is on status epilepticus, and the other is about self management, particuarly for veterans with seizures. SAGE Trial for Refractory Status Epilepticus In...
Jul 2, 2014
In the May 9, 2014, issue of the journal Neurology, Drs. Picard and colleagues from France and Belgium present an investigation of the prevalence of the DEPDC5 mutations in a series of 30 European families compatible with autosomal dominant...

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