Seizure News and Research

Latest Seizure News and Research

Blood test to measure hormone prolactin can help determine type of seizure

Blood test to measure hormone prolactin can help determine type of seizure

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

Single molecular anchor holds the key to treating many types of bacterial meningitis

Single molecular anchor holds the key to treating many types of bacterial meningitis

Rett Syndrome gene discovery

Rett Syndrome gene discovery

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for treatment-resistant depression proves effective for some patients

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for treatment-resistant depression proves effective for some patients

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

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

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

Mouse model of Rett Syndrome displays reduced cortical activity

Mouse model of Rett Syndrome displays reduced cortical activity

Propofol is a safe and effective drug to treat children with refractory status epilepticus

Propofol is a safe and effective drug to treat children with refractory status epilepticus

Nearly one-third of former brain tumor patients require special education services

Nearly one-third of former brain tumor patients require special education services

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Researchers develop tiny, highly efficient heat spreader for epileptic seizure treatment device

Researchers develop tiny, highly efficient heat spreader for epileptic seizure treatment device

Rush to offer new treatment for arterio-venous malformations

Rush to offer new treatment for arterio-venous malformations

FDA approval for VNS Therapy will help people with epilepsy

FDA approval for VNS Therapy will help people with epilepsy

Study warns against global use of old asthma medicines for kids' coughs

Study warns against global use of old asthma medicines for kids' coughs

Oral midazolam more effective than rectal diazepam for the emergency treatment of seizures in children

Oral midazolam more effective than rectal diazepam for the emergency treatment of seizures in children

Most perinatal strokes lead to neurologic disorders

Most perinatal strokes lead to neurologic disorders

Possible cure for Huntington's disease

Possible cure for Huntington's disease