November news includes the first human clinical trial focusing on tau in Alzheimer disease and Zika-related microcephaly not presenting at birth.
Epilepsy and Seizure
Tumor-related epilepsy is poorly controlled by antiepileptic drugs, and the best management of tumor-related focal epilepsies remains controversial.
Case 1 (of 4): Increasingly disruptive behavior and possible deteriorating cognitive function in a young girl with a previous right hemispherectomy.
After failed drug interventions, surgeries, & alternative therapies, is there a point at which to stop additional treatments for intractable epilepsy?
Antiepileptic drugs, insomnia, and obstructive sleep apnea may all affect the already complicated relationship between epilepsy and sleep.
Leading epilepsy researchers speculated on trends in surgery & devices, imaging, medication, bioinformatics, and genetic discoveries.
To improve understanding, Lara Marcuse, MD called for a unified definition of seizure clusters during Epilepsy Therapies Symposium: Risky Business.
Award-winning basic, translational, or clinical epilepsy research covered cannabidiol treatment, outcome predictions, imaging studies, and more.
Careful planning and monitoring is important for women with epilepsy who become pregnant. Several studies from AES 2016 address pregnancy issues.
AES President Emeritus Dr. Elson So covered discussing SUDEP with your patients & their families and reviewed current and future research highlights.