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Apr 9, 2016
Roberts JI, Patten SB, Wiebe S, Hemmelgarn BR, Pringsheim T, Jetté N
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to explore the patterns of health-related behaviors (HRBs) such as smoking and physical activity in people with epilepsy in the community and examine whether behaviors have changed over the past dec...
Apr 8, 2016
Brigo F, Igwe SC
BACKGROUND: This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 11, 2013.Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infants (SMEI), also known as Dravet syndrome, is a rare, refractory form of epilepsy, for...
Apr 8, 2016
De Lucia S, Pichard S, Ilea A, Greneche MO, François L, Delanoë C, Schiff M, Auvin S
The ketogenic diet is an evidence-based treatment for resistant epilepsy including Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This diet is based on low carbohydrate-high fat intakes. Dietary treatment is also therapeutic for inborn erro...
Apr 7, 2016
Casella G, Bordo BM, Schalling R, Villanacci V, Salemme M, DI Bella C, Baldini V, Bassotti G
Celiac Disease (CD) determins Neurologic Manifestations in 10% of all CD patients. We describe the most common clinical manifestations as Cerebellar Ataxia, Gluten Encephalopathy, Multiple Sclerosis, Peripheral Neuropa...
Apr 6, 2016
Scholl-Bürgi S, Höller A, Pichler K, Michel M, Haberlandt E, Karall D
Ketogenic diets (KDs) are diets that bring on a metabolic condition comparable to fasting, usually without catabolism. Since the mid-1990s such diets have been widely used in patients with seizures/epilepsies, mostly c...
Apr 2, 2016
Hallböök T, Sjölander A, Åmark P, Miranda M, Bjurulf B, Dahlin M
BACKGROUND: This Scandinavian collaborative retrospective study of children treated with ketogenic diet (KD) highlights indications and effectiveness over two years follow-up. METHODS: Five centres specialised ...
Apr 2, 2016
Gaudiano MC, Manna L, Bartolomei M, Rodomonte AL, Bertocchi P, Antoniella E, Romanini L, Alimonti S, Rufini L, Valvo L
OBJECTIVES: The increasing illegal and on-line market of medicines and food supplements is helping the widespread diffusion of harmful counterfeit and forbidden products among consumers of developed countries. The obje...
Apr 1, 2016
Desai AA, Thompson LM, Abdelmoity AT, Kayyali H, St Peter SD
INTRODUCTION: The ketogenic diet is a treatment modality used for patients with refractory epilepsy. Development of cholelithiasis while on the ketogenic diet is a potential side effect that has been described in the l...
Apr 1, 2016
Gipson TT, Gerner G, Srivastava S, Poretti A, Vaurio R, Hartman A, Johnston MV
BACKGROUND: Infants born with tuberous sclerosis complex, a genetic condition resulting from a mutation in TSC1 or TSC2, are at increased risk for intellectual disability and/or autism. Features of epilepsy, neuropatho...
Mar 30, 2016
Schwarzkopf TM, Koch K, Klein J
Triheptanoin, an oily substance, consists of glycerol bound to three molecules of heptanoic acid, a C7 odd-chain fatty acid. A triheptanoin-rich diet has anaplerotic effects because heptanoate metabolism yields succina...

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