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After an inspection of the manufacturing facility in Texas, the FDA recently notified Cyberonics there were problems with their production of vagus nerve stimulators (VNS). They raised concerns about the methods, the facilities and or controls...
While antiepileptic drugs may be useful in treating epilepsy they are only part of the treatment equation. What is missing in the treatment plans of most patients with epilepsy is acknowledgement of their emotional life and close examination of...
Until recently, the popular low-carbohydrate, high-fat Atkins diet was considered by the healthcare profession to be no more than a diet fad with possible negative health outcomes including heart disease. However,the medical community may be...
In a recent study Lucyna Lach, MSW, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, McGill University School of Social Work, and colleagues investigated the long term social outcomes of brain surgery for epilepsy in children and adolescents with an emphasis on...
In a prospective study, Bruce Hermann, M.D., Professor and Director, Charles Matthews Neuropsychology Section, Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, and colleagues are investigating changes in brain structure, cognitive function and...

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