Can use of an online platform improve patient self-management in a group of Veterans with epilepsy?
Epilepsy and Seizure
Researchers studied the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy in the elderly and confirmed three risk factors in this patient population.
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?
Although extremely premature boys tend to have a higher burden of neurocognitive impairments than girls, some unexpected similarities were found.
Cannabis may be useful for some types of refractory epilepsy, but few controlled studies with objective measures of efficacy and side effects exist.
Updated guidelines incorporate epilepsy drugs developed since the last protocol and include an evidence-based treatment algorithm.
Technology that is efficient yet lacking side effects, personalized, and nonintrusive may be closer than we think for many of our neurology patients.
Our Feb. news & research include two new migraine drugs, the stroke-Parkinson link, and the potential of an anticancer drug to prevent Alzheimer.
When evaluating dietary therapy in patients with GLUT1 deficiency syndrome, did the ketogenic diet prove more effective than the alternatives?
Our Jan. news & research list includes the possible lingering effects of childhood concussion and the benefits of vitamin D for MS.