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March 31, 2020

Study Looks at Risk Factors for Post-Traumatic Epilepsy in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

An increased risk of post-traumatic epilepsy is associated with higher age, moderate severity of injury, obliterated suprasellar cisterns, seizures during ICU stay and surgical care.

March 31, 2020

CURE Champion Spotlight: Mary Fox Goes the Distance

For her 75th birthday, CURE Champion Mary Fox hosted a 26 day virtual marathon in honor of her granddaughter who has epilepsy.

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March 30, 2020

Forecasting Cycles of Seizure Likelihood

This study aimed to develop personalized forecasts from a mobile seizure diary app, since seizure cycles can be measured using a range of recording modalities. 

March 25, 2020

Study Finds Pregabalin (Lyrica®) Adjunctive Therapy Significantly Reduces Seizure Rate in Children One Month to Over Four Years with Focal Onset Seizures

Pregabalin 14 mg/kg/d (but not 7 mg/kg/d) significantly reduced seizure rate in children with focal-onset seizures, when assessed using V?EEG, compared with placebo.

March 25, 2020

Repurposed Molecules for Antiepileptogenesis: Missing an Opportunity to Prevent Epilepsy?

Doctors may be missing an opportunity to develop preventive treatment for epilepsy by not evaluating potentially “repurposable” medications clinically.

March 25, 2020

Researcher Update: March 2020

A round-up of news and events for epilepsy researchers and doctors in March 2020.

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March 24, 2020

CURE Initiative: Defending Against Post-Traumatic Epilepsy

See what updates and discoveries our grantees have made as part of this initiative to find ways to study PTE and, ultimately, prevent it.

March 24, 2020

The Features of Neonatal Seizures as Predictors of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children

Patients prone to developing pharmacoresistant epilepsy might be identified as early as the neonatal and early infant period.

March 24, 2020

Study Finds Levetiracetam Not Significantly Better Than Phenytoin in Ending Seizures in Patients with Established Status Epilepticus

Moderate-quality evidence suggested that levetiracetam was not significantly superior to phenytoin in seizure cessation in patients with established status epilepticus.

March 24, 2020

The Ketogenic Diet All Grown Up—Ketogenic Diet Therapies for Adults

Ketogenic diet therapies in adults has expanded in the last two decades and has been accompanied by a surge of new retrospective as well as prospective studies evaluating its efficacy in adults with epilepsy.

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March 24, 2020

Study Finds More Mental Health Visits Decreases Risk of Suicide Among Youths

Study finds that suicide risk was highest among youth with epilepsy, among other conditions. In addition, the odds of suicide decreased among those who had more mental health visits within the 30 days before the date of suicide.

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March 18, 2020

XPhyto Therapeutics Epilepsy Treatment Program

XPhyto announced significant progress with respect to development of its cannabidiol-(CBD) based epilepsy product.

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