Epilepsy News and Research

Latest Epilepsy News and Research

Dog gene map may help explain human diseases

Dog gene map may help explain human diseases

Study reveals treatment and screening inequalities for patients with mental health problems

Study reveals treatment and screening inequalities for patients with mental health problems

Modified version of Atkins diet effective at controlling childhood seizures

Modified version of Atkins diet effective at controlling childhood seizures

Link between diet and epileptic seizures studied

Link between diet and epileptic seizures studied

New York-Presbyterian Hospital offers Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Therapy

New York-Presbyterian Hospital offers Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Therapy

Neuron finding could advance understanding of epilepsy and age-related memory loss

Neuron finding could advance understanding of epilepsy and age-related memory loss

New understanding of how neurogenesis occurs

New understanding of how neurogenesis occurs

Award for genetic study that revolutionised thinking on epilepsy

Award for genetic study that revolutionised thinking on epilepsy

People with epilepsy 4 times more likely to have attempted suicide before ever having a seizure

People with epilepsy 4 times more likely to have attempted suicide before ever having a seizure

Depression both increases the risk for developing epilepsy and is also common among people with epilepsy who experience many seizures

Depression both increases the risk for developing epilepsy and is also common among people with epilepsy who experience many seizures

Effects of anticonvulsants on women

Effects of anticonvulsants on women

Organosilicon compounds help improve lithium battery technology

Organosilicon compounds help improve lithium battery technology

PET brain scans of a brain chemical messenger system may prove sensitive enough to help plan brain surgery for epilepsy

PET brain scans of a brain chemical messenger system may prove sensitive enough to help plan brain surgery for epilepsy

Kids at risk of TV / videogame seizures

Kids at risk of TV / videogame seizures

Stroke sufferers at increased risk of developing epilepsy

Stroke sufferers at increased risk of developing epilepsy

Teenage drug use can lead to adult addiction and heart attack

Teenage drug use can lead to adult addiction and heart attack

Inhibitory systems essential for controlling the pattern of activity in the cortex

Inhibitory systems essential for controlling the pattern of activity in the cortex

FDA approval for VNS Therapy will help people with epilepsy

FDA approval for VNS Therapy will help people with epilepsy

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Vagal nerve stimulation, an innovative therapy for depression

Vagal nerve stimulation, an innovative therapy for depression

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