Guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology now cover the use of third-generation antiepileptic drugs for patients with new-onset focal or generalized epilepsy.
After a teenager spends 2 months in the ICU with refractory seizures, his family requests a trial of cannabidiol oil.
From documentaries to dramas, these movies expose the hidden disability of epilepsy through film and shed light on the topic, potentially helping patients better understand their illness.
Findings from a new study indicate that compared with children who were not exposed to the drug, children with in utero exposure to sodium valproate have lower scores on national tests at age 7 years.
Here's reason to start eslicarbazepine acetate at 400 mg daily.
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.
Most neurologists reach for levetiracetam monotherapy for children with early onset, nonsyndromic epilepsy initially. This study questions that practice.
These mobile apps provide tools to record medication details and reminders, first aid instructions, step-by-step recovery guides, and other topics of concern for you and your patient.
Highlights: imaging the temporal dynamics & cellular architecture of seizures in Dravet syndrome, & reducing risk of spontaneous fetal loss.
This yellow CSF was drawn from an HIV-positive man who presented with status epilepticus. What is the most likely cause?