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Oct 21, 2016
Sampaio LP
The ketogenic diet (KD), a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and adequate-protein diet is an established, effective nonpharmacologic treatment option for intractable childhood epilepsy. The KD was developed in 1921 and even ...
Oct 19, 2016
Kayyali HR, Luniova A, Abdelmoity A
Background. Approximately, one-third of patients with epilepsy are refractory to pharmacological treatment which mandates extensive medical care and imposes significant economic burden on patients and their societies. ...
Oct 19, 2016
Jericho H, Sansotta N, Guandalini S
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of the GFD on extra-intestinal symptoms in pediatric and adult celiac populations at the University of Chicago (UofC). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective chart review...
Oct 14, 2016
Imataka G, Arisue K
In Japan, having epilepsy was defined as an absolute disqualification for driving license in the Road Traffic Act enacted in 1960. In view of subsequent changes in domestic road traffic conditions and advances in epile...
Oct 14, 2016
Forte N, Medrihan L, Cappetti B, Baldelli P, Benfenati F
OBJECTIVE: The inhibition of glycolysis exerts potent antiseizure effects, as demonstrated by the efficacy of ketogenic and low-glucose/nonketogenic diets in the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy. ATP-sensitive pota...
Oct 13, 2016
Odom J, Gieron-Korthals M, Shulman D, Newkirk P, Prijoles E, Sanchez-Valle A
BACKGROUND: Hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome is the second most common cause of congenital hyperinsulinism and is easily treated with diazoxide; however, the symptoms in our patient were very difficult to contro...
Oct 13, 2016
Pan H, Piermartiri TC, Chen J, McDonough J, Oppel C, Driwech W, Winter K, McFarland E, Black K, Figueiredo T, Grunberg N, Marini AM
Exposure to nerve agents results in severe seizures or status epilepticus caused by the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase, a critical enzyme that breaks down acetylcholine to terminate neurotransmission. Prolonged sei...
Oct 13, 2016
Thouin A, Crompton DE
For some time, paediatric neurologists have recognised glucose transporter type 1 (GluT1) deficiency syndrome as a cause of intractable infantile seizures, microcephaly, developmental delay and hypoglycorrhachia in the...
Oct 8, 2016
Harper KM, Knapp DJ, Breese GR
BACKGROUND: The role of neuroimmune activation in withdrawal from chronic alcohol (ethanol) has been established in both adolescent and adult models, but direct comparisons across age are sparse. Studies need to elucid...
Oct 8, 2016
Azevedo de Lima P, Baldini Prudêncio M, Murakami DK, Pereira de Brito Sampaio L, Figueiredo Neto AM, Teixeira Damasceno NR
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of the classic ketogenic diet (KD) on low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subfractions in children and adolescents with refracto...

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