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Parents of children with epilepsy describe many challenges that confront their children within the school system. In our experience, school personnel may have a basic understanding of seizures and related safety concerns, but are less well informed...
Status epilepticus (SE) is a medical emergency that requires rapid and aggressive treatment to prevent neuronal damage, systemic complications and death. When the seizures associated with SE do not respond to initial drug therapy; thus becoming what...
Herbal products have been taken for centuries for a variety of reasons. Over the past 15 years, more and more people have taken herbal products for their general health. Popular herbal products in America include: gingko biloba, echinacea,...
On a brisk, sunny November morning, while resting in a secluded grove of orange and yellow-leaved trees, Warren Lammert sits on the concrete steps of a hotel in Virginia and recounts one of the scariest moments of his life – the day his then-8...
Washington, DC-How does one translate the results of a laboratory experiment into a medication that helps patients with epilepsy? To answer this question, Orrin Devinsky, MD, New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY, and...

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