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Dec 15, 2015
Hawkins NA, Kearney JA
Mutations in voltage-gated sodium channel genes cause several types of human epilepsies. Often, individuals with the same sodium channel mutation exhibit diverse phenotypes. This suggests that factors beyond the primar...
Dec 15, 2015
Li R, Ma J, Yu K, Wang L
OBJECTIVES: Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) are of nutritional interest for their unique properties on ingestion, absorption and metabolism. However, dietary and enteral MCTs usage in hospitalized patients in China r...
Dec 15, 2015
Fedorenko M, Wagner ML, Wu BY
The prevalence of risk factors for osteoporosis in persons with epilepsy, patients' awareness of their risk, and their engagement in osteoprotective behaviors were assessed in this study. Two hundred and sixty patients...
Dec 15, 2015
Kim JA, Yoon JR, Lee EJ, Lee JS, Kim JT, Kim HD, Kang HC
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to compare the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a modified Atkins diet (MAD) with the classic ketogenic diet (KD) for the treatment of intractable childhood epilepsy. METHODS: From Marc...
Dec 9, 2015
Staufner C, Lindner M, Dionisi-Vici C, Freisinger P, Dobbelaere D, Douillard C, Makhseed N, Straub BK, Kahrizi K, Ballhausen D, la Marca G, Kölker S, Haas D, Hoffmann GF, Grünert SC, Blom HJ
BACKGROUND: Adenosine kinase deficiency is a recently described defect affecting methionine metabolism with a severe clinical phenotype comprising mainly neurological and hepatic impairment and dysmorphism. MET...
Dec 2, 2015
Casella G, Bordo BM, Schalling R, Villanacci V, Salemme M, Di Bella C, Baldini V, Bassotti G
Celiac disease (CD) determines neurologic manifestations in 10% of all CD patients. We describe the most common clinical manifestations as cerebellar ataxia, gluten encephalopathy, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neurop...
Dec 1, 2015
de Kinderen RJ, Lambrechts DA, Wijnen BF, Postulart D, Aldenkamp AP, Majoie MH, Evers SM
OBJECTIVES: To gain insight into the cost-effectiveness of the ketogenic (KD) diet compared with care as usual (CAU) in children and adolescents with intractable epilepsy, we conducted an economic evaluation from a soc...
Nov 27, 2015
Caraballo RH, Valenzuela GR, Armeno M, Fortini S, Mestre G, Cresta A
We describe two patients with refractory myoclonic status epilepticus treated with the ketogenic diet. Between May 1, 2014 and January 1, 2015, two patients who met the diagnostic criteria for refractory myoclonic stat...
Nov 27, 2015
Chang P, Augustin K, Boddum K, Williams S, Sun M, Terschak JA, Hardege JD, Chen PE, Walker MC, Williams RS
The medium chain triglyceride ketogenic diet is an established treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy that increases plasma levels of decanoic acid and ketones. Recently, decanoic acid has been shown to provide seizure ...
Nov 26, 2015
Piotr M, Janusz S, Danuta T, Alicja S, Karolina K, Paweł K, Adam P
The effects of a ketogenic diet in controlling seizure activity have been proven in many studies, although its mechanism of action remains elusive in many regards. We hypothesize that the ketogenic diet may exert its a...

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