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As you might guess, there's no easy answer to this question. As with other types of epilepsy treatment, individual needs and responses vary enormously. The range of alternative therapies is also enormous. The National Center for Complementary and...
People are bombarded on television and in magazines by advertisements for new medicines. These advertisements are accompanied by pages of small print full of the results of clinical trials. The use of placebos in the clinical trials that help prove...
Pfizer Inc announced in late October, 2003, that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), seeking approval for a new seizure medicine called pregabalin (pree-gab-uh-lin). Pregabalin has been...
Adapted from: Holmes GL. Classification of seizures and the epilepsies. In: Schachter SC, Schomer DL, eds. The comprehensive evaluation and treatment of epilepsy. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 1997. p. 1-36. With permission from Elsevier (www....
Most of the researchers testing DBS in patients with epilepsy have stimulated the anterior thalamic nucleus, a structure in the lower central part of the brain.. At the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society in December 2000, two...

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