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Mar 5, 2016
Millichap JG
Investigators from Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain, studied the relationship between the etiology of refractory childhood epilepsy, CSF neurotransmitters, pterins, and amino acids, and response to a ketogen...
Mar 5, 2016
Krueger JM, Nordli DR
Investigators from The Barrow Neurological Institute, Creighton University, University of Kentucky and the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine investigated the effect of ketone bodies and the ketogenic diet on ep...
Mar 5, 2016
Kim AJ
Researchers at Okayama University, Japan showed lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) inhibition suppresses neuronal excitation in vitro, reduces EEG discharges and seizures in rodent models, and may provide a novel mechanism fo...
Mar 5, 2016
Melnikova AM, Korff CM
Investigators from Pavia, Rho, Brescia and Milan, Italy, studied 22 patients diagnosed with GLUT1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1DS) to document clinical or genetic differences between patients with familial SLC2A1 gene mut...
Mar 2, 2016
Morandi G, Guido D, Tagliabue A
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to provide a descriptive overview of the impact and production of literature on dietary therapies for epilepsy and perform a citation analysis of the related research articles. ...
Mar 2, 2016
Melchior RW, Dreher M, Ramsey E, Savoca M, Rosenthal T
BACKGROUND: There is a population of children with epilepsy that is refractory to anti-epileptic drugs. The ketogenic diet, a high-fat, low-carbohydrate regimen, is one alternative treatment to decrease seizure activit...
Mar 1, 2016
Garcia-Penas JJ
INTRODUCTION: Between 5-40% of autistic patients will develop epilepsy. Most individuals with autism and epilepsy will respond to pharmacologic treatment; however, approximately 20-30% will develop medically refractor...
Mar 1, 2016
Fujii T, Ito Y, Takahashi S, Shimono K, Natsume J, Yanagihara K, Oguni H
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the outcome of ketogenic diets (KDs) in patients with glucose transport type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1DS) in Japan. METHODS: A nationwide survey for GLUT1DS was conducted by sending q...
Feb 26, 2016
Kverneland M, Taubøll E, Selmer KK, Iversen PO, Nakken KO
BACKGROUND: Modified Atkins diet is a treatment option for patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy that is not suitable for surgery. In the last few years, we have tried dietary treatment added to antiepileptic drugs ...
Feb 26, 2016
Alberti MJ, Agustinho A, Argumedo L, Armeno M, Blanco V, Bouquet C, Cabrera A, Caraballo R, Caramuta L, Cresta A, de Grandis ES, De Martini MG, Diez C, Dlugoszewski C, Escobal N, Ferrero H, Galicchio S, Gambarini V, Gamboni B, Guisande S, Hassan A, Matarrese P, Mestre G, Pesce L, Ríos V, Sosa P, Vaccarezza M, Viollaz R, Panico L
The ketogenic diet, a non-drug treatment with proven effectiveness, has been the most commonly used therapy in the past decade for the management ofrefractory epilepsy in the pediatric population. Compared to adding a ...

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