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Jan 10, 2016
Hrynevich SV, Waseem TV, Hébert A, Pellerin L, Fedorovich SV
The ketogenic diet is used as a prophylactic treatment for different types of brain diseases, such as epilepsy or Alzheimer's disease. In such a diet, carbohydrates are replaced by fats in everyday food, resulting in a...
Jan 8, 2016
Sathiya Priya C, Bhavani K, Anuradha CV
Valproic acid (VPA) is an anti-epileptic drug used in patients with convulsive seizures and psychic disorders. Despite its therapeutic use, VPA administration is associated with several side effects of which hepatostea...
Jan 7, 2016
Mordaunt DA
Jan 7, 2016
Moriyama K, Watanabe M, Yamada Y, Shiihara T
Jan 6, 2016
Saade D, Joshi C
BACKGROUND: Malignant migrating partial seizures in infancy is a devastating pharmacoresistent epileptic encephalopathy of unknown etiology characterized by onset in the first 6 months of life, continuous migrating foc...
Jan 6, 2016
Moriyama K, Watanabe M, Yamada Y, Shiihara T
INTRODUCTION: The ketogenic diet is a valuable therapy for patients with intractable epilepsy, but it can result in a variety of complications that sometimes limits its usefulness. Hypoproteinemia is one of the common ...
Jan 5, 2016
Asadi-Pooya AA
Most experts agree that folic acid supplementation is a key preconception intervention, particularly in women with epilepsy who take anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). Primary prevention of neural tube defect through folic a...
Dec 30, 2015
Sharma S, Jain P, Gulati S, Sankhyan N, Agarwala A
There is scanty data regarding the efficacy and tolerability of the modified Atkins diet in children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This study was a retrospective review of children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome treated ...
Dec 29, 2015
Vaccarezza MM, Toma MV, Ramos Guevara JD, Diez CG, Agosta GE
The modified Atkins diet (MAD) is an alternative therapeutic diet for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy. It consists of a diet with 60% energy from fat, 30% from protein, and 10% from carbohydrates. The objectiv...
Dec 29, 2015
Ni H, Zhao DJ, Tian T
Because the ketogenic diet (KD) was affecting expression of energy metabolism- related genes in hippocampus and because lipid membrane peroxidation and its associated autophagy stress were also found to be involved in ...