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November 9, 2018

Parenting Stress and Perceived Stigma in Mothers of Young Children with Epilepsy: A Case–Control Study

A study found that thirty-eight percent of mothers of children with epilepsy had significant parenting stress.

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November 9, 2018

Scientists Solve Century-Old Neuroscience Mystery; Answers May Lead to Epilepsy Treatment

A research team has determined perineuronal nets modulate electrical impulses in the brain, and that seizures can occur if the nets are dissolved.

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November 8, 2018

Reanalyzing Gene Tests Prompts New Diagnoses in Kids

Epilepsy study calls for 2-year checks to keep pace with scientific advances.

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November 7, 2018

CURE Update: Stand Up for Epilepsy Research and Awareness

Discover the latest about what's happening at CURE and in our community in the November 2018 CURE Update from Chief Scientific Officer, Laura Lubbers!

November 7, 2018

Long-Term Outcome of Resective Epilepsy Surgery in Patients With Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Resective surgery is a viable option in some patients to treat seizures that are associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, with a high probability of seizure control and better adaptive function.

November 5, 2018

Development of a Zebrafish Model to Study Childhood Epileptic Encephalopathy Caused by Dynamin 1 (DNM1) Mutations

The disruption of Dnm1 leads to seizure like-activity in zebrafish, suggesting that this is a promising model system.

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November 2, 2018

Virginia Tech Leads $2.6 Million Study of Brain Trauma, Epilepsy Connection

Virginia Tech is launching a $2.6 million study, funded by CURE, to determine if traumatic brain injuries can cause changes within the brain that lead to epilepsy.

November 2, 2018

Model Helps Predict Epilepsy Risk After Paroxysmal Events in Children

Clinicians developed and validated a model to help determine the risk of epilepsy in children who have one or more paroxysmal events.

November 2, 2018

Aquestive Therapeutics Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval for SYMPAZAN™ (clobazam) Oral Film

The FDA approved SYMPAZAN™ (clobazam) oral film for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in patients 2 years of age or older.

November 1, 2018

First FDA-Approved Cannabis-Based Drug Now Available in the US

Epidiolex, the first cannabis-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, is now available by prescription in all 50 states.

October 30, 2018

Subcentimeter Epilepsy Surgery Targets by Resting State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Improve Outcomes in Hypothalamic Hamartoma

Outcomes from using surgical SLA targeting of subcentimeter-sized EZs, located by rs-fMRI, guided surgery for intractable epilepsy demonstrate the highest seizure freedom rate without surgical complications and are a significant improvement over prior reports.

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October 30, 2018

Neuroene Therapeutics Awarded $1.5 Million to Develop Anti-Seizure Compound for Epilepsy

Neuroene Therapeutics has received a $1.5 million NIH research grant to optimize vitamin K analogues that could improve seizure control in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.

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