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Oct 24, 2014
Kayyali HR, Gustafson M, Myers T, Thompson L, Williams M, Abdelmoity A
OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy of the ketogenic diet in controlling epileptic spasms after failing traditional antiepileptic medication therapy. METHODS: This is a prospective, case-based study of all inf...
Oct 22, 2014
Singh RK, Joshi SM, Potter DM, Leber SM, Carlson MD, Shellhaas RA
Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) is a newly recognized epileptic encephalopathy in which previously healthy school-aged children present with prolonged treatment-resistant status epilepticus (SE). Su...
Oct 19, 2014
Chang P, Zuckermann A, Williams S, Close AJ, Cano-Jaimez M, McEvoy JP, Spencer J, Walker MC, Williams RS
The medium chain triglyceride (MCT) ketogenic diet is a major treatment for drug resistant epilepsy but is problematic, particularly in adults, because of poor tolerability. Branched derivatives of octanoic acid, a med...
Oct 10, 2014
Park MJ, Aja S, Li Q, Degano AL, Penati J, Zhuo J, Roe CR, Ronnett GV
Rett syndrome (RTT) is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) caused by mutations in the X-linked MECP2 gene that encodes methyl-CpG binding protein 2 (MeCP2). Symptoms range in severity and include psychomotor disabilities...
Oct 8, 2014
Frier BM
Hypoglycaemia is a frequent adverse effect of treatment of diabetes mellitus with insulin and sulphonylureas. Fear of hypoglycaemia alters self-management of diabetes mellitus and prevents optimal glycaemic control. Mi...
Oct 7, 2014
Poletaeva II, Surina NM, Ashapkin VV, Fedotova IB, Merzalov IB, Perepelkina OV, Pavlova GV
Audiogenic epilepsy proneness was analyzed in the progeny of rats from two strains (audiogenic seizure prone -strain "4" -and audiogenic seizure non-prone, strain"0"). Females were fed by a diet which contained substan...
Oct 1, 2014
Bertoli S, Battezzati A, Tagliabue A
Oct 1, 2014
Groleau V, Schall JI, Stallings VA, Bergqvist CA
AIM: The long-term effects of the ketogenic diet, a high fat diet for treating intractable epilepsy, on resting energy expenditure (REE) are unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of 15 months of ket...
Oct 1, 2014
Ahmed R, Apen K, Endean C
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is the most commonly encountered serious neurological problem in obstetrical practice. The disease and treating medications may have significant impact on contraceptive choice, efficacy and reprodu...
Sep 30, 2014
Eyal S, Rasaby S, Ekstein D
People with epilepsy (PWE) may use prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs for the treatment of concomitant diseases. Combinations of these drugs, as well as dietary supplements, with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) m...