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Marc A. Dichter, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include: seizures and epilepsy, epileptogenesis, status epilepticus, neuroprotection, neural injury, and...
For many years, some women with epilepsy were discouraged from becoming pregnant. But it is now clear that more than 90 percent of pregnancies in women with epilepsy have a good outcome (1). Many physicians are not aware of this statistic, nor are...
As children across the nation go back to school, I began to think about an article I wrote last year that focused on the power of teachers. After spending this past year with epilepsy.com I became even more concerned about how children with epilepsy...
CBS News Report with Orrin Devinsky, MD Roberts Can Still Do the Job Medpage Today Article with Steven Schachter, MD and Jacqueline French, MD Chief Justice Has High Risk for Repeat Seizures, Specialists Say New York Times Article with...
The media is reporting that a gentleman was taken into police custody in Rhode Island after a traffic stop. While details are incomplete, the media reports indicate that the detainee was not able to take his seizure medication -- phenobarbital --...

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