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Jun 9, 2016
Aydın L, Erdem SR, Yazıcı C
Some studies have shown a relationship between febrile seizures and zinc levels. The lowest dose zinc supplementation in pentylenetetrazole seizure model has a protective effect. But, zinc pretreatment has no effect in...
Jun 6, 2016
Bulaj G, Kuhn A, Judkins ZS, Ahern MM, Bowen RS, Chen Y
Merging pharmaceutical and digital (mobile health, mHealth) ingredients to create new therapies for chronic diseases offers unique opportunities for natural products such as omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUF...
Jun 5, 2016
Klotz J, Porter BE, Colas C, Schlessinger A, Pajor AM
Mutations in the SLC13A5 gene that codes for the Na(+)/citrate cotransporter, NaCT, are associated with early onset epilepsy, developmental delay and tooth dysplasia in children. In the present study we identify additi...
Jun 4, 2016
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...
Jun 3, 2016
Fukuda M, Kawabe M, Takehara M, Iwano S, Kuwabara K, Kikuchi C, Wakamoto H, Morimoto T, Suzuki Y, Ishii E
BACKGROUND: Carnitine deficiency is relatively common in epilepsy; risk factors reportedly include combination antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy with valproic acid (VPA), young age, intellectual disability, diet and ent...
Jun 3, 2016
Ito Y, Takahashi S, Kagitani-Shimono K, Natsume J, Yanagihara K, Fujii T, Oguni H
OBJECTIVES: We conducted a nationwide survey of glucose transporter type-1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT-1DS) in Japan in order to clarify its incidence as well as clinical and laboratory information. SUBJECTS AND ...
Jun 3, 2016
Chomtho K, Suteerojntrakool O, Chomtho S
OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy, side effects and feasibility of Medium chain triglyceride (MCT) ketogenic diet (KD) in Thai children with intractable epilepsy. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Children with intractab...
Jun 2, 2016
López González FJ, Rodríguez Osorio X, Gil-Nagel Rein A, Carreño Martínez M, Serratosa Fernández J, Villanueva Haba V, Donaire Pedraza AJ, Mercadé Cerdá JM
INTRODUCTION: Drug-resistant epilepsy affects 25% of all epileptic patients, and quality of life decreases in these patients due to their seizures. Early detection is crucial in order to establish potential treatment a...
May 26, 2016
Pickrell WO, Smith PE
Treatment resistance affects around 20% of people with epilepsy and carries a significant comorbidity. It is important to ensure that the diagnosis of epilepsy is secure and the underlying cause of the epilepsy is inve...
May 24, 2016
Lambrechts DA, de Kinderen RJ, Vles HS, de Louw AJ, Aldenkamp AP, Majoie MJ
The present study assessed the long-term (i.e., 24months) efficacy of the ketogenic diet (KD) as an add-on therapy in children with refractory epilepsy, with focus on seizure frequency, seizure severity, and tolerabili...

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