Variant Intestinal-Cell Kinase in Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy is the most common form of genetic generalized epilepsy and the most common cause of seizures among adolescents and young adults. The disorder is...
1 day ago - New England Journal of Medicine
Cannabis Compound May Curb Rare, Severe Pediatric Seizures
Naturally occurring cannabinoid compounds may help reduce the frequency of seizures in rare forms of pediatric, drug-resistant epilepsy, new research suggests. Medscape Medical...
3 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
A Role for Amino Acid Balance in Dietary Treatments for Epilepsy
3 days ago - Journal of Nutrition
Researchers develop new method to increase life span of donated brain tissue samples
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a method that enables them to use donated brain tissue from people with epilepsy for 48 hours. Previously, the...
7 days ago - News Medical
Cycling, Walking Also Risky in People with Epilepsy
Rates higher than for car accidents, and independent of seizure meds
8 days ago - MedPageToday
Cannabidiol found to dramatically decrease frequency of epilepsy seizures
Even as the pharmaceutical industry has continued to develop a steady stream of new drugs for treating epilepsy, not much has changed in terms of the overall number of...
8 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
Epilepsy: Biologists link protein, seizure suppression
Seizure suppression is the focus of an original research - and they have the pictures to prove it. Their new work sheds new light on epilepsy, a chronic neurological disorder...
9 days ago - ScienceDaily
4 Surprising Lessons I Learned by Trying the Keto Diet
The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a low-carb, medium-protein, and high-fat diet. It was first developed in the 1920s as a way to treat children with severe epilepsy. As a small...
9 days ago - PopSugar
Ingredient in marijuana curbs epilepsy seizures by more than 50%
Researchers from the University of New South Wales found taking cannabidiol, alongside medication, can reduce the frequency of epilepsy patients' seizures by at least 50 per cent.
10 days ago - Daily Mail
Boy with a rare form of epilepsy may be given cannabis oil
The Home Office has now revealed ministers are exploring 'every option' for treating Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, including putting him on a medical cannabis...
15 days ago - Daily Mail
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Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Online Program Helps Adolescent Mothers
An online program convices adolesent mothers to seek medical help for depression.The webpage provides referrals for counseling services and suicide and child-abuse prevention...
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it's important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Living in high altitudes may raise your risk of depression
University of Utah researchers believe the worrying results could be the result of low atmospheric pressure. This leads to much lower levels of oxygen in the blood.