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Jan 17, 2016
Zhu D, Wang M, Wang J, Yuan J, Niu G, Zhang G, Sun L, Xiong H, Xie M, Zhao Y
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine the impact of a ketogenic diet (KD) on neurobehavioral development when used to treat children with intractable epilepsy, confirming the efficacy of the KD, as well as the corre...
Jan 14, 2016
Tassinari D, Bergamaschi R, Corsini I, Landini S, Romanin B, Ballarini E, De Ponti F, Carfagnini F, Toni F, Bernardi F
BACKGROUND: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is characterized by a combination of clinical-radiological findings and pathophysiologically by localized brain vasogenic edema. Many clinical illnesses may trig...
Jan 14, 2016
Lin JJ, Lin KL, Chan OW, Hsia SH, Wang HS, CHEESE Study Group
BACKGROUND: A ketogenic diet has been used successfully to treat intractable epilepsy. However, the role of early intravenous initiation of ketogenic diet in the acute phase of super-refractory status epilepticus is no...
Jan 12, 2016
Baird JS, Ravindranath TM
An 11-year-old male with autism became less responsive and was hospitalized with hepatomegaly and liver dysfunction, as well as severe lactic acidosis. His diet for several years was self-limited exclusively to a singl...
Jan 12, 2016
Shan W, Ding Y, Ding XY, Liu ZR, Shen CH, Jin B, Guo Y, Wang S, Ding MP
The effects and mechanisms of ketogenic diets (KD) are unclear. In this study, We aimed to reveal electrographic and behavioral thresholds in responses to the KD in pentylenetetrazol (PTZ)-induced seizures, as well as ...
Jan 12, 2016
Yazdi S, Stein M, Elinder F, Andersson M, Lindahl E
Voltage-gated potassium (KV) channels are membrane proteins that respond to changes in membrane potential by enabling K+ ion flux across the membrane. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) induce channel opening by modul...
Jan 10, 2016
Hrynevich SV, Waseem TV, Hébert A, Pellerin L, Fedorovich SV
The ketogenic diet is used as a prophylactic treatment for different types of brain diseases, such as epilepsy or Alzheimer's disease. In such a diet, carbohydrates are replaced by fats in everyday food, resulting in a...
Jan 8, 2016
Sathiya Priya C, Bhavani K, Anuradha CV
Valproic acid (VPA) is an anti-epileptic drug used in patients with convulsive seizures and psychic disorders. Despite its therapeutic use, VPA administration is associated with several side effects of which hepatostea...
Jan 7, 2016
Mordaunt DA
Jan 7, 2016
Moriyama K, Watanabe M, Yamada Y, Shiihara T