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Jan 12, 2017
Kose E, Guzel O, Demir K, Arslan N
BACKGROUND: Ketogenic diet (KD), which is high in fat and low in carbohydrates, mimics the metabolic state of starvation and is used therapeutically for pharmacoresistant epilepsy. It is known that generation of triiod...
Jan 11, 2017
Chang-Chien GC, Odonkor CA, Amorapanth P
Kratom is an unscheduled opioid receptor agonist that comes in the form of dietary supplements currently being abused by chronic pain patients on prescription opioids. Active alkaloids isolated from kratom such as mitr...
Jan 7, 2017
Fung EL, Fung BB, Subcommittee on the Consensus Statement of the Hong Kong Epilepsy Society
Convulsive status epilepticus is the most extreme form of seizure. It is a medical and neurological emergency that requires prompt and appropriate treatment. Treatment of convulsive status epilepticus is usually divide...
Jan 7, 2017
Datta A, Ferguson A, Simonson C, Zannotto F, Michoulas A, Roland E, van Karnebeek C, Salvarinova R
Glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase (QARS) deficiency has been described to be a cause of a neurodegenerative disorder associated with severe developmental delay, microcephaly, delayed myelination, and intractable epilepsy. The...
Jan 6, 2017
Filippín FA, Alfonso A, López-Presas H
INTRODUCTION: The celiac disease is an autoimmune bowel disease trigger by gliadine proteins, that can has systemic involvement with varied neurological manifestation since polineuropathy, ataxia, epilepsy, migraine to...
Jan 6, 2017
Cervenka MC, Henry-Barron BJ, Kossoff EH
Ten adults were treated with ketogenic diet monotherapy for epilepsy. Four patients were naïve to antiseizure drugs (ASDs), and six previously tried and stopped ASDs. Of four treatment-naïve participants, two (50%) wer...
Jan 4, 2017
Cervenka MC, Patton K, Eloyan A, Henry B, Kossoff EH
OBJECTIVES: The modified Atkins diet (MAD) is a high fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic diet used to treat intractable seizures in children and adults. The long-term impact on fasting lipid profiles (FLPs) remains unknown...
Dec 31, 2016
Bruce S, Devlin A, Air L, Cook L
There are difficulties inherent in measuring Quality of life (QoL) in patients with chronic illness, including agreement on definitions of quality of life and the type of measure used, disease specific or generic. Well...
Dec 30, 2016
Ułamek-Kozioł M, Pluta R, Bogucka-Kocka A, Czuczwar SJ
Epilepsy is a serious neurologic disorder worldwide which affects about 1% of the population (ca. 50 million people), the highest prevalence occurring in both children and elderly. Apart from idiopathic forms, etiology...
Dec 23, 2016
Tseng MH, Chu SM, Lo FS, Lien RI, Cheng CJ, Lin SH