A new study finds that children with epilepsy who are treated with antiepileptic drugs sustain more bone fractures than kids who don't take these drugs. Details here.
Epilepsy and Seizure
Most neurologists reach for levetiracetam monotherapy for children with early onset, nonsyndromic epilepsy initially. This study questions that practice.
Marijuana has been employed since ancient times for the treatment of epilepsy. However, rigorous scientific data supporting its efficacy has been essentially nonexistent until recently.
The authors present illustrative fictional accounts of patients with medical problems with co-occurring epilepsy.
Dietary therapies have returned to the spotlight as viable nonpharmacological treatment options for medication refractory epilepsy.
An update on responsive neurostimulation, the only implantable, closed-loop device approved for treating seizures.
3 things you may not know—from the new AAN guidelines—about sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Key details about an option for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy in patients who are not surgical candidates.
Dr. Loeb summarizes a global and one-of-a-kind approach of biomarker and drug discovery using systems biology of human brain tissues.
Thanks to technology, it may be possible to diagnose epilepsy in patients earlier and via noninvasive means.