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Nov 16, 2016
Zhang Y, Wang Y, Zhou Y, Zhang L, Yu L, Zhou S
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the ketogenic diet (KD) on the clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) features of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) and explore the relationships between...
Nov 15, 2016
Verrotti A, Iapadre G, Pisano S, Coppola G
INTRODUCTION: In the last years, ketogenic diet (KD) has been experimentally utilized in various childhood neurologic disorders such as mitochondriopathies, alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC), brain tumors, migr...
Nov 12, 2016
Ruskin DN, Fortin JA, Bisnauth SN, Masino SA
The core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder are poorly treated with current medications. Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder are frequently comorbid with a diagnosis of epilepsy and vice versa. Medically-supervised ...
Nov 9, 2016
Urbain P, Bertz H
BACKGROUND: The ketogenic diet (KD) is a very low-carbohydrate, high-fat and adequate-protein diet with no calorie limit that induces a metabolic condition called "physiological ketosis". It was first introduced to tre...
Nov 8, 2016
Gataullina S, Dulac O
Dravet syndrome combines clonic generalized, focal or unilateral seizures, beginning within the first year of life, often triggered by hyperthermia whatever its cause, including pertussis vaccination. Long-lasting febr...
Nov 7, 2016
Lin GW, Lu P, Zeng T, Tang HL, Chen YH, Liu SJ, Gao MM, Zhao QH, Yi YH, Long YS
Abnormal expressions of sodium channel SCN1A and SCN3A genes alter neural excitability that are believed to contribute to the pathogenesis of epilepsy, a long-term risk of recurrent seizures. Ketogenic diet (KD), a hig...
Nov 7, 2016
Frey S, Geffroy G, Desquiret-Dumas V, Gueguen N, Bris C, Belal S, Amati-Bonneau P, Chevrollier A, Barth M, Henrion D, Lenaers G, Bonneau D, Reynier P, Procaccio V
Ketogenic Diet used to treat refractory epilepsy for almost a century may represent a treatment option for mitochondrial disorders for which effective treatments are still lacking. Mitochondrial complex I deficiencies ...
Nov 5, 2016
Kim J, Yin T, Shinozaki K, Lampe JW, Becker LB
Accumulating evidence illustrates the beneficial effects of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) on cardiovascular diseases. However, its effects on cardiac arrest (CA) remain controversial in epidemiological studies and...
Nov 3, 2016
Tian T, Li LL, Zhang SQ, Ni H
The divalent cation zinc is associated with cortical plasticity. However, the mechanism of zinc in the pathophysiology of cortical injury-associated neurobehavioral damage following neonatal seizures is uncertain. We h...
Nov 2, 2016
Bejarano E, Rodríguez-Navarro JA
Autophagy is a catabolic pathway responsible for the maintenance of the tissue and organism homeostasis. Several amino acids regulate autophagic activity in different tissues, such as liver and muscle, but much less is...

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