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Jul 14, 2017
Walczyk T, Wick JY
Americans have embraced a large number of diets in an attempt to manage obesity, improve quality of life, and address specific health problems. Among diets developed to address health problems, the ketogenic diet has h...
Jul 12, 2017
Shah IA, Asimi RP, Kawoos Y, Wani M, Saleem T, Baba WN
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe the demographic features, clinical presentation, and management and outcome of fifty cases of nonalcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy from a tertiary care hospital ...
Jul 9, 2017
Mahfoz AM, Abdel-Wahab AF, Afify MA, Shahzad N, Ibrahim IAA, ElSawy NA, Bamagous GA, Al Ghamdi SS
Status epilepticus (SE) is considered one of the major serious forms of epilepsy with high mortality rate. Since the currently available antiepileptic drugs have low efficacy and high adverse effects, new more efficien...
Jul 9, 2017
Forero-Quintero LS, Deitmer JW, Becker HM
Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects approximately 50 million people worldwide. Ketogenic diet (KD) can be a very effective treatment for intractable epilepsy. Potential mechanisms of action for KD ...
Jul 7, 2017
Khabbush A, Orford M, Tsai YC, Rutherford T, O'Donnell M, Eaton S, Heales SJR
OBJECTIVE: The medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) ketogenic diet contains both octanoic (C8) and decanoic (C10) acids. The diet is an effective treatment for pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Although the exact mechanism for it...
Jul 6, 2017
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...
Jul 5, 2017
French JA, Koepp M, Naegelin Y, Vigevano F, Auvin S, Rho JM, Rosenberg E, Devinsky O, Olofsson PS, Dichter MA
In this exciting era, we are coming closer and closer to bringing an anti-inflammatory therapy to the clinic for the purpose of seizure prevention, modification, and/or suppression. At present, it is unclear what this ...
Jul 5, 2017
Si J, Wang S, Liu N, Yang X, Wang Y, Li L, Wang J, Lv X
The present study aimed to investigate the anticonvulsant effects of β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) in a kainic acid (KA)-induced rat seizure model. The concentrations of BHB and glucose were detected in the blood prior to ex...
Jul 4, 2017
DeGiorgio CM, Taha AY
INTRODUCTION: There is growing interest in alternative and nutritional therapies for drug resistant epilepsy. ῳ-3 fatty acids such as fish or krill oil are widely available supplements used to lower triglycerides and e...
Jul 4, 2017
Aguirre C, Quintas S, Ruiz-Tornero AM, Alemán G, Gago-Veiga AB, de Toledo M, Vivancos J
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases. Its high prevalence, economic relevance and impact on daily life make it crucial that we study this condition in further detail. Our study seeks to ...

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