Infantile spasms are a significant challenge to treating physicians and is a serious epilepsy syndrome affecting young children that need to be identified, diagnosed and managed rapidly in order to preserve cognitive function for impacted children...
Researchers from the Grenoble University Hospital in Grenoble, France, reported results in the October 2010 issue of Epilepsy Research on the relationship between Epilepsy and Tiredness. The study entitled “Fatigue and Epilepsy: A Prospective...
As I write this report, I am on a flight back from Edinburgh to Baltimore. The incredible changes that have taken place in the use of dietary therapies for epilepsy and other neurologic disorders in the 2 short years between this past week and our...
Two new anti-seizure drugs have moved forward in the testing and approval process. Potiva, known generically as ezogabine or retigabine was recommended for approval by an FDA advisory panel, although with cautions to monitor for bladder retention...
The European regulatory authority, called CE-Mark, has approved Medtronic’s deep brain stimulator (DBS) as therapy for uncontrolled partial and secondarily generalized seizures. Approval was based upon a randomized controlled trial of implantation...

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