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Sep 27, 2016
Packer RM, Law TH, Davies E, Zanghi B, Pan Y, Volk HA
OBJECTIVES: Epilepsy in humans and rodent models of epilepsy can be associated with behavioral comorbidities including an increased prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Attention-deficit/hyper...
Sep 24, 2016
Stevens CE, Turner Z, Kossoff EH
BACKGROUND: The ketogenic diet has long been shown to be an effective therapy for children with medication-refractory seizures. Most complications of the ketogenic diet include short-lived gastrointestinal disturbances...
Sep 24, 2016
Lima PA, de Brito Sampaio LP, Damasceno NR
OBJECTIVES: Ketogenic diet (KD) is an important therapy used in the control of drug-refractory seizures. The major goal of this review is to update the knowledge about the adverse effects of KD on lipoproteins, lipid p...
Sep 24, 2016
Silveira DC, Bashir M, Daniel J, Lucena MH, Bonpietro F
We report on a 20-year-old patient with a 6-month history of recurrent abdominal pain and a 3-day history of vomiting, hypertension, seizures, and encephalopathy. The brain MRI showed posterior reversible encephalopath...
Sep 22, 2016
Zhu D, Wang M, Wang J, Yuan J, Niu G, Zhang G, Sun L, Xiong H, Xie M, Zhao Y
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine the impact of a ketogenic diet (KD) on neurobehavioral development when used to treat children with intractable epilepsy, confirming the efficacy of the KD, as well as the corre...
Sep 21, 2016
Zarnowska I, Luszczki JJ, Zarnowski T, Wlaz P, Czuczwar SJ, Gasior M
Among non-pharmacological treatments, the ketogenic diet (KD) has the strongest demonstrated evidence of clinical success in drug resistant epilepsy. In an attempt to model the anticonvulsant effects of the KD pre-clin...
Sep 20, 2016
Schoeler NE, Leu C, White J, Plagnol V, Ellard S, Matarin M, Yellen G, Thiele EA, Mackay M, McMahon JM, Scheffer IE, Sander JW, Cross JH, Sisodiya SM
In the absence of specific metabolic disorders, predictors of response to ketogenic dietary therapies (KDT) are unknown. We aimed to determine whether variants in established candidate genes KCNJ11 and BAD influence re...
Sep 16, 2016
Wu T, Li X, Ding Y, Liu Y, Song J, Wang Q, Li M, Qin Y, Yang Y
OBJECTIVE: Argininemia is a rare disorder of urea cycle defect. The clinical manifestations of this disorder are similar to those of cerebral palsy so that the diagnosis is usually much delayed. This study aimed to inv...
Sep 16, 2016
Bashiri H, Afshari D, Babaei N, Ghadami MR
BACKGROUND: Determining the true prevalence of celiac disease (CD) is difficult because of many atypical symptoms. Although CD primarily affects the gastrointestinal tract, patients may be asymptomatic or have extra in...
Sep 9, 2016
Parakh M, Katewa V
Non pharmacological treatment, in addition to pharmacological treatment is indicated in patients with refractory/pharmacoresistant epilepsy and includes ketogenic diet, deep brain stimulator, vagal nerve stimulator, tr...

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