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November 8, 2019

Are Seizures Predictors of Mortality in Critically Ill Patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)?

Seizures did not predict in-hospital mortality in critically ill patients. Larger prospective studies are needed to confirm our current findings.

November 8, 2019

High Levels of Socioeconomic Deprivation Seen in Those With Dissociative Seizures

The multicenter cohort study included 698 patients, making it the largest study of adults with dissociative seizures to date.

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November 8, 2019

Study Provides Insights on the Effects of Cannabidiol on Severe Form of Epilepsy, LGS

The effect may be explained by a drug-drug interaction between cannabidiol and the anti-seizure medication clobazam.

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November 6, 2019

Personality Profiles Differ Between Patients with Epileptic Seizures and Patients with Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

The aim of the study was to determine whether patients of these two diagnostic groups possess different personality profiles, and whether they could be used to efficiently screen for PNES in clinical settings.

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November 6, 2019

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Launches Infantile Epilepsy Center

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital has launched an Infantile Epilepsy Center that focuses on the potentially devastating diagnosis of infantile spasms and other rare epilepsies that affect children under two-years-old.

November 5, 2019

Hemispherectomy in Adults and Adolescents: Seizure and Functional Outcomes in 47 Patients

Study reports that hemispherectomy in adults is a safe and effective procedure, with seizure freedom rates and functional outcome similar to those observed in children.

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November 5, 2019

CURE Update: It’s Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Discovery how to spread awareness and raise funds for vital research during Epilepsy Awareness Month!

November 1, 2019

Gene Therapy for Epilepsy Shows Promise in Animal Models

A new gene therapy concept has been developed for the treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy.

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November 1, 2019

Factors Associated with 30-Day Re-Admission for Patients Hospitalized for Seizures

In this retrospective cohort study, researchers ascertained the cumulative incidence of re-admissions after a seizure-related hospitalization and identified risk factors and readmission diagnoses.

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November 1, 2019

Seizures in Babies: UVA Sheds Light on Why They Have Lifelong Effects

The brain's learning and memory centers are among the regions most affected by seizures caused by inadequate oxygen and blood flow.

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October 30, 2019

Kootenai Health in Idaho Unveils Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

A state of the art facility designed to treat people with seizures has finally arrived at Kootenai Health.

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October 30, 2019

Study Uses High-Fidelity Driving Simulation to Investigate Driving Behavior During Generalized Epileptiform Discharges

The goals of this study were to develop a feasible, realistic test to evaluate driving safety during GEDs, and to begin evaluating electroencephalographic (EEG) features in relation to driving safety.

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