Magnetoencephalographic Spike Analysis in Patients with Focal Cortical Dysplasia: What Defines a ‘Dipole Cluster'?
The purpose of this study is to clarify the source distribution patterns of magnetoencephalographic spikes correlated with postsurgical seizure-free outcome in pediatric...
1 day ago - Pediatric Neurology
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
Stimulant Use for ADHD Not Associated with Elevated Seizure Risk
Reassuring evidence on the safety of medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder should be shared with patients.
2 days ago - Journal Watch
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
Autopsy Neuropathology Findings in a Child with Chronic Infantile Krabbe Leukoencephalopathy
In 2012, detailed clinical and imaging findings were described in a 7.5 year boy with infantile onset Krabbe disease (galatocerebroside-beta-galactosidase enzyme deficiency)...
6 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
Newfound clock in blood brain barrier of fruit flies regulates daily permeability
Researchers found that the fruit fly blood brain barrier has a molecular clock that makes it more or less penetrable during over 24 hours. Giving mutant flies a drug for...
7 days ago - ScienceDaily
Homeopathic Teething Treatment Dangers
The FDA has warned consumers about the dangers of homeopathic teething tablets and gels. These products were found to contain high doses of belladonna, a known toxic substance...
8 days ago - Pediatrics for Parents
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
Scientists link protein to seizure suppression
According to a new study, seizures can be suppressed in the brain by a protein called T-cell intracellular antigen-1 .
8 days ago - News Medical
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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.