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A link between mood disorders and epilepsy has been noted for more than 2,000 years. While we understand this association more today than in the past, much work needs to be done to more clearly clarify whether this is a causative association....
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...
Making the transition from high school to college is challenging for any young adult. There are so many factors to take into account, not in just the college preparation process such as maintaining a certain grade point level, taking SATs and ACTs,...
Where epilepsy is concerned there are so many questions surrounding how and where in the brain a seizure is generated. And when it comes to Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) the answer to these questions are even more compounded by the complexity of...

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