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Resilience refers to an individuals ability to prevent, minimize or overcome the damaging affects of trauma or adversity. It gives an individual the capacity to face adversity, and even be strengthened by the traumas in life that we all inevitably...
According to Andrew Herzog, M.D., MSc, Director of the Harvard Neuroendocrine Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, the idea of a relationship between seizure frequency and a woman’s menstrual cycle, known as catamenial...
One of the many possible side effects of antiepileptic drugs is a change in weight. Valproate, in particular, has been associated with weight gain. However, a recent study by Patricio Espinosa, MD, MPH, presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the...
A recent study revealed that most patients succeed in getting a job after temporal lobe surgery. But the most important predictor wasn’t seizure freedom, it was whether they were employed before the operation. Andres Kanner, M.D., Professor...
The ketogenic diet can be a very effective long-term treatment for children with epilepsy despite the potential adverse effects and challenges in following the diet, according to a study presented by Darcy Groesbeck at this year’s 58th annual...

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