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May 12, 2021

Personalized Models Superior to Population-Based Estimates for Predicting SUDEP

The models remained more accurate even when they were “generalized to unseen data.”

May 11, 2021

Gender Differences in Seizure Recurrence and Antiepileptic Drug Polytherapy Predicting Health-Related Quality of Life 1 Year After Diagnosis of Epilepsy

There are gender differences in certain epilepsy-related factors predicting health-related quality of life at 1 year in persons with newly diagnosed epilepsy.

May 10, 2021

Are medical students adequately prepared to provide quality care for patients with epilepsy? A cross-sectional study of their knowledge and attitude

Inclusion of courses on epilepsy early in the medical curriculum might promote knowledge of medical students with regard to epilepsy.

May 10, 2021

Acceptance of Disability Predicts Quality of Life in Patients With Epilepsy

Acceptance of disability should be incorporated in the intervention to increase quality of life of patients with epilepsy.

May 7, 2021

Impact of a Pharmacist-Led Education and Counseling Interventions on Quality of Life in Epilepsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Pharmacist-led education and counselling interventions may significantly improve the quality of life of patients with epilepsy.

May 7, 2021

Quality of Life at 6 Years in Children Treated for West Syndrome with Hormonal Therapy

Despite having control of their epilepsy in the majority, children with West syndrome suffered from poor quality of life. The greater impact on the physical domain possibly is related to the effect of underlying pathologies.

May 6, 2021

Clinicians Work Together to Improve Diagnostic Tools for Epilepsy

The team redesigned the concepts of seizures in the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) using the latest expert opinions from the International League Against Epilepsy.

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May 6, 2021

CURE Epilepsy Update: May 2021

This month we are fortunate to have many opportunities to more formally recognize so many members of our epilepsy community.

May 5, 2021

Genetic Associations of Neurodevelopmental Disorders with Epilepsy in Adults

Panel/exome sequencing displayed the highest yield and should be considered as first-tier diagnostics in neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy.

May 5, 2021

Surgery for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children

Both vertical and lateral hemispherotomy approaches result in durable, reproducible benefits to epilepsy severity and functional status in appropriately selected pediatric patients.

May 4, 2021

Treatment of Postictal Headache: A Systematic Review and Future Directions

While postictal headache is a common and disabling condition, its treatment is often overlooked. Flunarizine and sumatriptan can be good candidates to be used in future clinical trials of the treatment of postictal headache.

May 3, 2021

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures Raise Risk for Suicide in Veterans

Veterans with PNES and veterans with epilepsy are both at significantly increased risk for suicide and SRB when compared to the general population.

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