Sep 3, 2014
VIMPAT® (lacosamide) C-V has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a monotherapy treatment for partial-onset seizures in people with epilepsy aged 17 years and older. Vimpat was previously approved in the U.S. as...
Sep 3, 2014
Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) refers to the sudden and unexpected nontraumatic or nondrowning death of a person with epilepsy when no cause of death is found (Nashef, 2012). Most often the death follows a seizure; however this is not...
Studying boy
Sep 3, 2014
As you or your child return to school (or work), have you noticed problems remembering new information? Keeping track of your things or finding your way around new places? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Thinking,...
Pills in hand
Sep 3, 2014
In the August 2014 issue of Neurology, Dr. Bonnett and colleagues, investigators from the Standard and New Antiepileptic Drugs (SANAD) trial, present results regarding treatment outcome after failure of a first anti-epileptic drug. The...
Kids at School
Aug 27, 2014
If you have seizures or epilepsy and are starting back to school, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind. The usual rush to get school supplies, learn your class schedule and meet new people may be mixed with thoughts about your seizures. Here...