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Apr 3, 2015
Hertz L, Chen Y, Waagepetersen HS
Diet supplementation with ketone bodies (acetoacetate and β-hydroxybuturate) or medium-length fatty acids generating ketone bodies has consistently been found to cause modest improvement of mental function in Alzheimer...
Mar 31, 2015
Mantis JG, Meidenbauer JJ, Zimick NC, Centeno NA, Seyfried TN
The ketogenic diet (KD) is known to be anticonvulsant and anti-epileptogenic. While the mechanism behind this therapeutic benefit is unclear, a reduction of circulating glucose levels through calorie restriction (CR) h...
Mar 25, 2015
Saengsuwan J, Boonyaleepan S, Tiamkao S, Integrated Epilepsy Group
The aim of this study was to find out how people with epilepsy in NE Thailand feel about their levels of stress, sleep, diet, exercise habits, and sex lives using a cross-sectional design. Two hundred and three people ...
Mar 20, 2015
Vidler M, Charanthimath U, Katageri G, Ramadurg U, Karadiguddi C, Sawchuck D, Qureshi R, Dharamsi S, Dadelszen Pv, Derman R, Goudar S, Mallapur A, Bellad M
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this work is to describe understandings of pre-eclampsia among community members in two representative districts of Karnataka State, India. This includes use of local terminology, knowledge of ca...
Mar 18, 2015
Tian T, Ni H, Sun BL
The ketogenic diet (KD) has been shown to be effective as an antiepileptic therapy in adults, but it has not been extensively tested for its efficacy in neonatal seizure-induced brain damage. We have previously shown a...
Mar 4, 2015
Cherian A, Syam UK, Sreevidya D, Jayaraman T, Oommen A, Rajshekhar V, Radhakrishnan K, Thomas SV
PURPOSE: Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is considered to be rare in Kerala state, India, although it is an important cause of epilepsy in many other parts of India. Our objective was to test this notion by determining the se...
Mar 4, 2015
Smith-Packard B, Myers SM, Williams MS
A girl with early onset severe epilepsy, developmental delay, intellectual disability, visual maturation delays, and feeding problems was without a diagnosis despite an extensive genetic and metabolic evaluation. She i...
Mar 1, 2015
Moriyama K, Watanabe M, Yamada Y, Shiihara T
INTRODUCTION: The ketogenic diet is a valuable therapy for patients with intractable epilepsy, but it can result in a variety of complications that sometimes limits its usefulness. Hypoproteinemia is one of the common ...
Feb 24, 2015
DeGiorgio CM, Miller PR, Harper R, Gornbein J, Schrader L, Soss J, Meymandi S
BACKGROUND: n-3 fatty acids inhibit neuronal excitability and reduce seizures in animal models. High-dose fish oil has been explored in two randomised trials in drug resistant epilepsy with negative results. We perform...
Feb 20, 2015
Karimzadeh P, Sedighi M, Beheshti M, Azargashb E, Ghofrani M, Abdollahe-Gorgi F
PURPOSE: Intractable epilepsy is a challenging aspects of pediatric epilepsy. This study was conducted to determine the efficacy and tolerability of Low Glycemic Index Treatment (LGIT) in pediatric patients referred to...