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“Reports indicating a high rate of suicidal behavior in adults and adolescents with epilepsy and studies with evidence of high rates of depression in children with epilepsy prompted this study," said Rochelle Caplan,M.D., Professor and...
Listen to the Interview MD NetGuide: “This is Bob Enteen reporting for MD NetGuide. Dr. Orrin Devinsky is Director of the Epilepsy Center at New York University School of Medicine. Our topic: comparison of second generation versus first...
If you are a patient with epilepsy and you take Neurontin, the recent recall of one lot (40,000 bottles) of 100 mg. capsules of Neurontin may affect you. According to a Pfizer news release dated April 22, Pfizer issued the recall after a...
Several months ago the FDA wrote a warning letter to Cyberonics regarding possible problems with the production of vagus nerve stimulators (VNS). They were mainly concerned that the methods, the facilities and or controls used for the manufacturing...
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) are an uncomfortable topic, one which is difficult for both patients and healthcare professionals to discuss as well as treat, and yet it is estimated that PNES are diagnosed in 20 to 30% of patients seen at...

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