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Jun 17, 2015
Pessoa D, Cruz R, Machado B, Tenorio B, Nogueira R
Objective The consumption of hyperlipidic diets has grown markedly in recent decades, and several studies have linked this consumption with the development of neurodegenerative diseases. Conversely, hyperlipidic diets ...
Jun 17, 2015
Gryglas A, Dudkowiak R, Smigiel R
Tetany is a disorder with a very heterogeneous clinical manifestation. It includes neuromuscular hyperactivity, decreased attention, fatigue, constant anxiety. Attacks of tetany range from mild symptoms, which includes...
Jun 16, 2015
Wolking S, Becker F, Bast T, Wiemer-Kruel A, Mayer T, Lerche H, Weber YG
Mutations in SLC2A1, encoding the glucose transporter type 1 (Glut1), cause a wide range of neurological disorders: (1) classical Glut1 deficiency syndrome (Glut1-DS) with an early onset epileptic encephalopathy includ...
Jun 16, 2015
Megaw K, Wilmshurst JM
Jun 15, 2015
Wykes R, Kullmann D, Pavlov I, Magloire V
BACKGROUND: Novel treatments for drug-resistant epilepsy are required. NEW METHOD: Optogenetics is a combination of optical and genetic methods used to control the activity of specific populations of excitable ...
Jun 11, 2015
Ahn Y, Narous M, Tobias R, Rho JM, Mychasiuk R
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a highly prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by abnormal social interactions, communication deficits and stereotyped or repetitive behaviors. Although the etiology of A...
Jun 10, 2015
Hartman AL, Santos P, O'Riordan KJ, Stafstrom CE, Marie Hardwick J
There are no effective treatments for millions of patients with intractable epilepsy. High-fat ketogenic diets may provide significant clinical benefit but are challenging to implement. Low carbohydrate levels appear t...
Jun 9, 2015
Calik M, Oguz E, Sarikaya S, Kocaturk O, Koca B, Gungor HE, Aksoy N, Yoldas TK, Iscan A
Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological illness in childhood and adolescence. The aim of this study was to investigate paraoxonase and arylesterase activities along with oxidative status parameters in children...
Jun 9, 2015
Reid CA, Mullen S, Kim TH, Petrou S
Metabolic dysfunction leading to epilepsy is well recognised. Dietary therapy, in particular the ketogenic diet, is now considered an effective option. Recent genetic studies have highlighted the central role that meta...
Jun 3, 2015
Caraballo RH, Fortini S, Fresler S, Armeno M, Ariela A, Cresta A, Mestre G, Escobal N
PURPOSE: The ketogenic diet (KD) has been used as an alternative to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for patients with refractory epilepsy. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) belongs to the group of epileptic encephalopathies tha...

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