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Apr 24, 2015
Bruni O, Dosi C, Luchetti A, Della Corte M, Riccioni A, Battaglia D, Ferri R
Apr 24, 2015
De Groot LJ, Beck-Peccoz P, Chrousos G, Dungan K, Grossman A, Hershman JM, Koch C, McLachlan R, New M, Rebar R, Singer F, Vinik A, Weickert MO
Current weight loss strategies are characterized by lack of success in the long term for the majority of patients. On the other hand, the public-health implications of the obesity pandemic state, makes the need of effe...
Apr 23, 2015
Matsuzono K, Kurata T, Deguchi S, Yamashita T, Deguchi K, Abe K
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Although ketogenic diet therapy is effective in refractory seizures in childhood, its effect on adult encephalitis with similar refractory seizures and prolonged encephalopathy has not been we...
Apr 23, 2015
Kim DY, Simeone KA, Simeone TA, Pandya JD, Wilke JC, Ahn Y, Geddes JW, Sullivan PG, Rho JM
OBJECTIVE: Ketone bodies (KB) are products of fatty acid oxidation and serve as essential fuels during fasting or treatment with the high-fat anti-seizure ketogenic diet (KD). Despite growing evidence that KB exert bro...
Apr 22, 2015
Lin LC, Ouyang CS, Chiang CT, Wu HC, Yang RC
PURPOSE: There are many treatments being developed for patients with epilepsy, including anti-epileptic drugs, ketogenic diet and vagus nerve stimulation. To date, there is a lack of valid methods to predict at an earl...
Apr 22, 2015
Caraballo R, Noli D, Cachia P
We present three patients with epilepsy of infancy with migrating focal seizures treated with the ketogenic diet. Between February 1, 2012 and January 31, 2014, three patients who met the diagnostic criteria for migrat...
Apr 22, 2015
Prabhakar A, Quach A, Zhang H, Terrera M, Jackemeyer D, Xian X, Tsow F, Tao N, Forzani ES
BACKGROUND: Ketogenic diets are high fat and low carbohydrate or very low carbohydrate diets, which render high production of ketones upon consumption known as nutritional ketosis (NK). Ketosis is also produced during ...
Apr 18, 2015
Saade D, Joshi C
BACKGROUND: Malignant migrating partial seizures in infancy is a devastating pharmacoresistent epileptic encephalopathy of unknown etiology characterized by onset in the first 6 months of life, continuous migrating foc...
Apr 17, 2015
Larsen JA, Owens TJ, Fascetti AJ
Apr 16, 2015
Martinelli D, Diodato D, Ponzi E, Monné M, Boenzi S, Bertini E, Fiermonte G, Dionisi-Vici C
BACKGROUND: Hyperornithinemia-hyperammonemia-homocitrullinuria (HHH) syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of the urea cycle. HHH has a panethnic distribution, with a major prevalence in Canada, Italy and Jap...