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Nov 1, 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...
Nov 1, 2016
Ni H, Zhao DJ, Tian T
Because the ketogenic diet (KD) was affecting expression of energy metabolism- related genes in hippocampus and because lipid membrane peroxidation and its associated autophagy stress were also found to be involved in ...
Nov 1, 2016
Yeo C, Tan VH, Wong KC
CLINICAL INTRODUCTION: A 22-year-old man was referred to us for syncope during a game of Captain's ball. There was no prodrome. His friends did not notice any ictal movements. He was otherwise well prior to passing out...
Oct 27, 2016
Nair DR
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review discusses the definition, evaluation, and management of patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. RECENT FINDINGS: Drug-resistant epilepsy is defined as a failure of two or more appr...
Oct 27, 2016
Reif PS, Tsai MH, Helbig I, Rosenow F, Klein KM
INTRODUCTION: Therapy with current antiepileptic drugs aims at reducing the likelihood of seizure occurrence rather than influencing the underlying disease process. Therefore, antiepileptic drugs have an anticonvulsant...
Oct 26, 2016
Wykes RC, Kullmann DM, Pavlov I, Magloire V
BACKGROUND: Novel treatments for drug-resistant epilepsy are required. NEW METHOD: Optogenetics is a combination of optical and genetic methods used to control the activity of specific populations of excitable ...
Oct 26, 2016
Ernst LL, Harden CL, Pennell PB, Llewellyn N, Lau C, Barnard S, Bartfeld E, French JA
OBJECTIVE: This study examines medication adherence among women with epilepsy via use of an electronic diary, as part of a prospective multicenter observational study designed to evaluate fertility in women with epilep...
Oct 25, 2016
Reid CA, Hildebrand MS, Mullen SA, Hildebrand JM, Berkovic SF, Petrou S
Zn(2+) , the second most prevalent trace element in the body, is essential for supporting a wide range of biological functions. While the majority of Zn(2+) in the brain is protein-bound, a significant proportion of fr...
Oct 25, 2016
Rossetti AO
Several newer antiepileptic drugs have been increasingly used in patients with status epilepticus, especially levetiracetam and lacosamide, because of their intravenous availability. They may offer advantages in terms ...
Oct 25, 2016
San Mauro Martín I, Garicano Vilar E, Collado Yurrutia L, Ciudad Cabañas MJ
INTRODUCTION: Gluten is a glycoprotein present in some cereals. The incidence of disorders related to gluten, including the EC, is increasing, even pathologies far from an etiology or treatment with GF D. AIMS:...

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