Tue, 05/31/2016
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) are commonly misdiagnosed as epilepsy, leading to treatment that does not treat the events and may have many side effects. A recent review in the journal Seizure by T. Sundararajan and colleagues looked at a...
Tue, 05/24/2016
Developing ways to stop clusters of seizures or acute repetitive seizures has been an important area of epilepsy research. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., recently stopped trials of Plumiaz (diazepam or valium) Nasal Spray. This medication was being...
Mon, 05/23/2016
Despite the plethora of newer anti-seizure medications, a fixed one-third of all individuals with epilepsy still do not respond to medical therapy. Approximately half of these are also ineligible for epilepsy surgery. Therefore, alternative...
Wed, 05/18/2016
Washington, DC (May 18, 2016) - The Epilepsy Foundation recognized Jerry Kill, former football Head Coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, as the 2016 Hero of Epilepsy. The award was presented on April 15, 2016 in conjunction...
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Tue, 05/17/2016
Do you know what epilepsy is or what symptoms may be seizures? Do you have questions about how to treat seizures or how it can affect you and your family? Whether you or a loved one were recently diagnosed with seizures or epilepsy or have lived...

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