Tue, 01/01/2013
Certain individuals are born with special sensitivity to flashing lights or contrasting visual patterns, such as stripes, grids and checkerboards. Because of this condition, their brain will produce epileptic-like discharges when exposed to this...
Wed, 10/10/2012
The Third International Symposium on Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy is now over and was an amazing success. Most of the over 400 attendees for the “professional” days and over 100 families to the Saturday “Family Day” believed that this was a huge...
Wed, 08/15/2012
Every year, approximately 50 families from all over the country come through our doors at the Johns Hopkins Hospital to start the ketogenic diet (KD). Each comes with a personal story, a story the Pediatric Epilepsy team wanted to know more...
Wed, 08/08/2012
Research findings during the past several decades have identified a number of risk factors for SUDEP that can be modified and suggest strategies to help prevent SUDEP. Seizure control is a primary focus of prevention. Complete seizure control –...
Wed, 05/30/2012
Drs. Poh and colleagues from the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and the Division of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology and Department of Neurosurgery from Children’s Hospital Boston and Department of Neurology of Epilepsy...

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