Pregnancy and Childbirth in Women with Epilepsy
How do you respond when a patient with epilepsy asks about the safety of pregnancy? The WEPOD study investigated pregnancy outcomes and deliveries.
Overcoming Epilepsy Self-Management Barriers
Can use of an online platform improve patient self-management in a group of Veterans with epilepsy?
Epilepsy Risk Factors in the Elderly
Researchers studied the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy in the elderly and confirmed three risk factors in this patient population.
Improving Epilepsy Quality of Care
To improve the quality of care for patients with epilepsy, AAN updated a set of measures and guidelines in 2014, but does a gap still exist?
Neurocognitive Impairment in Extremely Premature
Although extremely premature boys tend to have a higher burden of neurocognitive impairments than girls, some unexpected similarities were found.
Update: Cannabis for Epilepsy Treatment
Cannabis may be useful for some types of refractory epilepsy, but few controlled studies with objective measures of efficacy and side effects exist.
New Guidelines for Convulsive Status Epilepticus
Updated guidelines incorporate epilepsy drugs developed since the last protocol and include an evidence-based treatment algorithm.
Emerging Tech for Patients with Neurological Conditions
Technology that is efficient yet lacking side effects, personalized, and nonintrusive may be closer than we think for many of our neurology patients.
Interesting Neuro: migraine drugs & stroke risks
Our Feb. news & research include two new migraine drugs, the stroke-Parkinson link, and the potential of an anticancer drug to prevent Alzheimer.
Dietary Therapy for GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome
When evaluating dietary therapy in patients with GLUT1 deficiency syndrome, did the ketogenic diet prove more effective than the alternatives?