1.What are the physical benefits of regular exercise in children? There is substantial evidence that promotion of regular exercise in children is associated with positive health outcomes in adulthood. Obesity is a growing...
What’s in a name? It turns out……. everything. In medicine understanding the language that doctors, healthcare professionals, and researchers utilize for describing individual seizures or epilepsy is essential. Just like learning a foreign...
In a recent issue of the British Medical Journal, two journalists criticized the US Federal Drug Administration on it's lax oversight of safety of approved medical devices. The example cited by the article was the high rate of sudden unexpected...
To all those who do not know me, let me introduce myself as your new Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com. My name is Joseph I. Sirven, M.D. and I recently took over the editorship from Dr. Robert Fisher who will still remain active on the site...
In the October 2010 issue of Drug, Health Care and Patient Safety, an open access medical journal, http://www.dovepress.com/antiepileptic-drugs-and-suicidality-peer-reviewed-article-DHPS, Drs. Jeff Britton and Jerry Shih from Mayo Clinic Campuses...

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