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Feb 7, 2017
Zamani GR, Mohammadi M, Ashrafi MR, Karimi P, Mahmoudi M, Badv RS, Tavassoli AR, Azizi Malamiri R
More than 25 % of children with epilepsy develop refractory seizures unresponsive to both old and new generation anticonvulsants. Since such seizures have a serious negative impact on the quality of life, other treatme...
Feb 7, 2017
Yilmaz S, Tekgul H, Serdaroglu G, Akcay A, Gokben S
The aim of this study is to assess the seizure and developmental outcome and to determine the prognostic factors affecting the outcome of West syndrome in an etiologically well-defined large cohort. Demographic feature...
Feb 7, 2017
Ruskin DN, Murphy MI, Slade SL, Masino SA
Prenatal factors influence autism spectrum disorder (ASD) incidence in children and can increase ASD symptoms in offspring of animal models. These may include maternal immune activation (MIA) due to viral or bacterial ...
Feb 7, 2017
Miraj S, Alesaeidi S, Kiani S
BACKGROUND: Temperament refers to four different humors differentiating in individuals and, as a result, proposes specific therapy for diseases as well as special types of management (avoidance). OBJECTIVE: The...
Feb 7, 2017
de Azevedo Fernandez R, Corrêa C, Muxfeld Bianchim M, Schweigert Perry ID
BACKGROUND: quality of life impairments are common in patients with epilepsy, especially due to cardiovascular comorbidities, overweight and obesity. OBJECTIVES: to evaluate the nutritional status of patients w...
Feb 2, 2017
Tejada S, Martorell M, Capó X, Tur JA, Pons A, Sureda A
Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) with multiple double bonds. Linolenic and alpha-linolenic acids are omega-6 and omega-3 PUFAs, precursors for the synthesis of long-chain PUFAs (L...
Jan 28, 2017
Thygesen LC, Gimsing LN, Bautz A, Hvidt NC, Johansen C
BACKGROUND: Limited knowledge of the influence of lifestyle risk factors and religious living on chronic neurological diseases exist. Seventh-day Adventists (SDA) do not consume tobacco, alcohol, or pork, and many adhe...
Jan 27, 2017
Vaccarezza M, Agustinho A, Alberti MJ, Argumedo L, Armeno M, Blanco V, Bouquet C, Cabrera A, Caraballo R, Caramuta L, Cresta A, de Grandis ES, DeMartini MG, Diez C, Diz M, Dlugoszewski C, Escobal N, Ferrero H, Galicchio S, Gambarini V, Gamboni B, Gonzalez L, Guisande S, Hassan A, Matarrese P, Mestre G, Pesce L, Rios V, Semprino M, Sosa P, Toma M, Viollaz R, Panico L
INTRODUCTION: Epilepsy is a chronic disease that affects 0.5-1% of the population. One third of the patients become refractory to antiepileptic drugs. Among the non-pharmacological treatments available, the modified At...
Jan 25, 2017
Auvin S
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that has been employed as a non-pharmacologic therapy for refractory epilepsy. Several multicenter and two randomized studies have demonstrated the e...
Jan 23, 2017
Grocott OR, Herrington KS, Pfeifer HH, Thiele EA, Thibert RL
The low glycemic index treatment, a dietary therapy that focuses on glycemic index and reduced carbohydrate intake, has been successful in reducing seizure frequency in the general epilepsy population. Epilepsy is a co...

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