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Lacosamide (Vimpat), a Novel Antiseizure Drug • Five Tips for the Holiday Season • Seizure Outcome and Depression After Having Had Resective Epilepsy Surgery • Remembering Your Dreams: Dream Recall Frequency and Content in Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy • Seizures after Stroke and Intracerebral Hemorrhage • more . . .
Introducing Clobazam (Onfi) to the United States • Complete Remission in Non-syndrome Childhood Onset Epilepsy • Four Important Tips for the Treatment of Seizures in Older Adults • Clobazam Study Shows Positive Results in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome • Febrile Seizures • Epilepsy is a Disease (Not a Disorder) - One Individual's Perspective • What Does it Mean to be a Comprehensive Epilepsy Center • Keto News • more . . .
Introducing Potiga • Adjunctive Anti-epileptic Drug Therapy and Prevention of SUDEP • Chronic Valproic Acid Use in Alzheimer's Disease • Is Preterm Birth a Risk for Epilepsy? • Five Tips to Better Improving Seizure Control • more . . .
Everything You Want to Know About Lamotrigine (Lamictal) • Why am I still having Absence Seizures? • Psychogenic (Non-epileptic) Seizures: What Patients and Families Need to Know • Assessing Bioequivalence of Generic Anti-epilepsy Drugs • New EEG Marker: Interictal Scalp Fast Oscillations May be a Marker for Seizure Location • Prolonged Survival with Valproic Acid Use for Glioblastoma • Dr. Sirven Answers Four Questions Regarding Medical Marijuana and Its Use for Epilepsy • Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures in U.S. Veterans • more . . .
Focus on Antiepileptic Drugs: Levetiracetam • Causes of Death Among People with Epilepsy in the Developing World • What Happens to the Mothers of Children with Epilepsy? • New MRI Technique May Be Promising in Studying Temporal Lobe Epilepsy • Noninvasive Surgery for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy—The NIH ROSE Trial • Seizure Prediction Workshop • ILAE and Wiley-Blackwell Launch New Mobile Application for Epilepsia • more . . .
Focus on Antiepileptic Drugs: Carbamazepine • Surgical treatment for seizures • Who is at risk for SUDEP • Who is Reading Your EEG? Should You Care? • Morbidity and Mortality following Surgery for Intractable Temporal Lobe Epilepsy in the US • Recently Published Results of U.S. Government-Sponsored Workshop on SUDEP • Fetal Effects of Anticonvulsant Polytherapies: Different Risks from Different Drug Combinations • more . . .
Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy • Seizures: The Next Level of Care: The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center • What Happens When You Don't Take Your Medication in Children with Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy • Long-term IQ Outcome after Temporal Lobe Surgery in Childhood • Folic Acid Supplementation Prevents Phenytoin-induced Gingival Overgrowth in Children • Ketogenic Diet - A Review • Epilepsy Medication Mebaral to be Discontinued • more . . .
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy • Antiepileptic Drugs Interact with Folate and Vitamin B12 • Detection of Seizure Movements Using a Wrist Device • EEG Improvement after the Ketogenic Diet • The Value of Auras • Building the Momentum Against SUDEP • How a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Study Section Works • more . . .
Drugs and Supplements that May Increase the Chance for Seizures • Topiramate during Pregnancy is Associated with Increased Risk of Birth Defects • Patients with Epilepsy are at Higher Risk to be Assaulted • Dr. Katherine Nickels answers, "What Should I Know About Medications for Seizures?" • The Secret Epilepsy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt • more . . .
Clinical Trials • Epilepsy and the Herpes Virus • Epilepsy and Crime • Preventing Drug Side Effects • Panayiotopoulos Syndrome: A Condition We Should be Aware Of • Epilepsy Simplified: A Book Review • more . . .
Medication Side Effects • Effects of Breastfeeding in Children of Women Taking Antiepileptic Drugs • Estimating Risk for Developing Epilepsy • Answers to Three Commonly Asked Questions about Epilepsy and Teenage Girls • When is the Right Time for Epilepsy Surgery? • High SUDEP Rate in Some Persons with Childhood-Onset Epilepsy • Blogs from AES • Keto News more . . .
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