Fri, 07/15/2011
I had shared with you in the article previous to this one about how the momentum against SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) keeps on building. This momentum results from a continuing effort by the scientific and the lay communities in...
Fri, 07/15/2011
One frequently asked question by parents is "What books should I read before starting the ketogenic diet?" In 2011, there is considerable information available on the Internet (including this website!). Parent support groups such as the...
Wed, 06/15/2011
Dr. Larry Hirsch and other investigators published a report of the National Institutes of Health Workshop on Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) in the May 31, 2011, issue of the journal Neurology. The report summarizes the discussions and...
Sun, 05/15/2011
Perhaps the most common medical test obtained in patients with epilepsy is the EEG (electroencephalogram). This test is done to look for abnormal electrical activity associated with epilepsy and it can also indicate how effective (or not) treatment...
Fri, 05/13/2011
TORONTO, May 13 - People with epilepsy can die suddenly and without warning. Families and friends are left in shock, with anger and frustration, searching for answers. Why don't we know more about this? Could we have done something to prevent...

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