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Nov 7, 2014
Daoudi S, Lounis M, Chibout S, Bensaadi N, Ait-kaci-Ahmed M
GLUT-1 deficiency syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the specific glucose transporter through the brain barrier is deficient. GLUT-1 deficiency causes an array of symptoms that may vary considerably from one pati...
Nov 6, 2014
Liu J, Fedinec AL, Leffler CW, Parfenova H
Cerebral blood flow dysregulation caused by oxidative stress contributes to adverse neurologic outcome of seizures. A carbon monoxide (CO) donor CORM-A1 has antioxidant and cytoprotective properties. We investigated wh...
Nov 5, 2014
Niewada M, Członkowska A
Stroke constitutes a substantial clinical and socio‑economic burden. It is currently the third cause of death worldwide and results in mortality or disability in every third patient at the end of the first year followi...
Oct 31, 2014
Lang SS, Goldberg E, Zarnow D, Johnson MP, Storm PB, Heuer GG
BACKGROUND: In recent literature, there have been case reports of prenatal diagnosis of hemimegalencephaly, an extremely rare entity characterized by enlargement of all or portions of 1 cerebral hemisphere and intracta...
Oct 31, 2014
Kroczka S, Biedroń A, Kaciński M
Glycogen storage diseases are rare genetic disorders, mostly autosomal recessively inherited. Abnormal accumulation is because of the lack of one of the enzymes involved in glycogen metabolism. Neurological manifestati...
Oct 31, 2014
Tzadok M, Nissenkorn A, Porper K, Matot I, Marcu S, Anikster Y, Menascu S, Bercovich D, Ben Zeev B
Glucose transporter protein type 1 deficiency syndrome is a metabolic disorder manifesting as cognitive impairment, acquired microcephaly, epilepsy, and/or movement disorder caused by mutations in the SLC2A1 gene. We d...
Oct 31, 2014
Klein P, Tyrlikova I, Mathews GC
We review adjunctive ketogenic diet (KD) and modified Atkins diet (MAD) treatment of refractory epilepsy in adults. Only a few studies have been published, all open-label. Because of the disparate, uncontrolled nature ...
Oct 31, 2014
Moseley BD, Degiorgio CM
Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) is a neurologic emergency associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Alternative therapies are needed for patients who do not respond to more traditional therapies for RSE....
Oct 30, 2014
Larsen J, Stubbings V, Møller RS, Hjalgrim H
Glucose transporter-1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1-DS) is caused by a decreased function of the glucose transporter GLUT1 protein, which is located in the blood brain barrier. This leads to inadequate glucose levels for ...
Oct 28, 2014
Jo WS, Hossain MA, Park SC
Mushrooms are a recognized component of the human diet, with versatile medicinal properties. Some mushrooms are popular worldwide for their nutritional and therapeutic properties. However, some species are dangerous be...