Hallway Conversations
Tue, 07/12/2016
Epilepsy.com Editor-In-Chief Dr. Joseph Sirven interviews Dr. David Spencer, professor of neurology at Oregon Health Science University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, about his new book, "Navigating Life with Epilepsy." In addition to...
Tue, 07/12/2016
Landover, MD – The Epilepsy Foundation, the nation’s leader in epilepsy and seizure information and engagement, announces Steve Owens, MD, MPH, MA as the new Vice President of Programs and Services. Dr. Owens will enhance the direction of the...
Alarm Clock
Wed, 07/06/2016
Seizures that occur only at night or upon awakening can pose different challenges for people. On one hand, some people think that seizures at night cause less problems. The seizures may not interfere with their ability to work and do other daytime...
Tue, 07/05/2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a modified Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for Sabril or vigabatrin. There is no change in the risk for visual problems with Sabril, but the process for monitoring and reporting has...
Emergency Plan
Wed, 06/29/2016
Status Epilepticus is defined as a seizure lasting longer than 5 minutes, or two or more seizures happening without improvement in between. The first definition is based on time. Older classifications defined status epilepticus as 10 or 20...

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