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Apr 29, 2015
Schoeler NE, Cross JH, Drury S, Lench N, Mcmahon JM, Mackay MT, Scheffer IE, Sander JW, Sisodiya SM
AIM: We aimed to determine whether response to ketogenic dietary therapies (KDT) was due to undiagnosed glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1-DS). METHOD: Targeted resequencing of the SLC2A1 gen...
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 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
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...
Apr 15, 2015
Mikkelsen KH, Seifert T, Secher NH, Grøndal T, van Hall G
CONTEXT: Ketone bodies are substrates during fasting and when on a ketogenic diet not the least for the brain and implicated in the management of epileptic seizures and dementia. Moreover, D-β-hydroxybutyrate (HOB) is ...