Interviewee at desk
Wed, 02/01/2017
Connie Sung, Chien-Chun Lun, Annemarie Connor, Fong Chan. Epilepsia 2017, 58: 128-136. Purpose Often people with epilepsy have problems getting or keeping a job or are underemployed for their education and skills. This happens at a higher rate than...
infant
Wed, 02/01/2017
The last few years have seen a trend towards considering the ketogenic diet for the “extremes” of age. Some research points to safety and benefits for elderly people with epilepsy (and possibly dementia), and other studies suggest that infants may...
Tue, 01/31/2017
Dr. Jim Wheless of LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, discusses ketogenic diet therapy and the role of nutritional therapy in treating disease. He is also a member of the Epilepsy Foundation's Professional Advisory Board and...
Tue, 01/31/2017
Washington, D.C. – The Epilepsy Foundation applauds the Federal Trade Commission for winning a groundbreaking $100 million settlement against Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a drug manufacturer that had acquired a monopoly on infantile spasms...
International SCN8A Awareness Day
Mon, 01/30/2017
Three organizations dedicated to promoting research about SCN8A Epilepsy are joining families around the world for the first International SCN8A Awareness Day on February 9. Their goal is to inform affected families about available resources and...

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