Julie Thompson-Dobkin
Wed, 03/11/2015
In early February, I had the pleasure of visiting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, to view selected works of art from Hidden Truths, the Mind Unraveled 2014. This annual event is presented by the Hidden Truths Project (...
Rare Epilepsies Network (REN) logo
Wed, 03/11/2015
Lately, you’ve probably been seeing the term “rare epilepsies” a lot on There are many different types of seizures and epilepsy. By knowing the type of epilepsy syndrome you can learn about the numbers of people who may be affected...
Ketogenic foods
Mon, 03/09/2015
In this month's issue of Keto News, I'm profiling an article written by our group that was published late last year in Journal of Child Neurology. Although entitled, "Dietary and medication adjustments to improve seizure control in patients treated...
Bereavement Suppport
Mon, 03/09/2015
Someone you love and care about deeply has died. Initially most people, particularly if it is an unexpected, sudden death, are in shock, immobilized, unable to perform their normal daily activities.  Individuals depend on the help of others to...
Wed, 03/04/2015
In the January 20, 2015 issue of the journal JAMA, Doctors Jobst and Cascino from Dartmouth and Mayo Clinic present a review of epilepsy surgery used for focal epilepsy. With a MEDLINE and Cochrane database search, 55 articles were included in...