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November 20, 2023

How Yoga May Help Reduce Epilepsy Seizures, Anxiety

"Our study showed that doing yoga can alleviate the burden of epilepsy and improve the overall quality of life by reducing this perceived stigma.”

November 20, 2023

Newer Antiseizure Medications (ASMs) Show Effectiveness in Dravet Syndrome

The data gathered in this study will allow healthcare providers “to have reliable data and enable discussion with caregivers of people with [Dravet syndrome] about the expected outcomes” of these medications, the team wrote.

November 20, 2023

NIH Grant Expands UIC Brain Bank into Citywide Effort to Study Epilepsy, Brain Cancer

INTUITION is a software platform that automatically gathers disparate data types and combines them into user-friendly interfaces for clinicians and researchers.

November 20, 2023

Alternate Origin Discovered for Brain Mosaicism and Focal Epilepsy

"Now, we have to reconsider how we look at genetic causes of epilepsy.”

November 20, 2023

Sleep and Stress Hormones Key to Understanding Epilepsy Seizures

Sleeping patterns and stress hormones could be the key to understanding how and when people with epilepsy are likely to experience seizures.

November 20, 2023

Smartphone Videos Speed Time to Diagnosis, Treatment of Infantile Spasms

The use of smartphone video to capture infantile spasms (IS) significantly reduces the time to diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study.

November 17, 2023

CURE Epilepsy Update November 2023

An Update full of events and the latest updates for the epilepsy community!

October 30, 2023

New Investigational Drug Offers Hope for Patients with Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

Unlike several treatments that must be started at low doses and slowly increased, the new drug can safely be taken at its most effective dose from the start, the authors say.

October 30, 2023

CHOP Researchers Develop First-of-Its-Kind Prediction Model for Newborn Seizures

A prediction model that determines which newborn babies are likely to experience seizures in the neonatal ICU (NICU) has been developed.

October 30, 2023

Neurona Therapeutics Announces Publication in Cell Stem Cell Reporting the Development of Investigational Novel Regenerative Cell Therapy Strategy for Drug-resistant Focal Epilepsy

The data support the development of Neurona Therapeutics’ regenerative cell therapy candidate, NRTX-1001, which is being evaluated in an ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of a one-time dose in people with drug-resistant MTLE (NCT05135091).

October 30, 2023

A New Fruit Fly Model to Probe an Epileptic Brain Disorder

Twelve distinct missense variants in the UBA5 gene have been identified.

October 27, 2023

CURE Epilepsy Update October 2023

An Update full of events and research for our community!

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