Epilepsy & Seizures News

Sep 03, 2020
Using magnetic resonance elastography to detect epilepsy
Study uses magnetic resonance elastography to compare the stiffness of the hippocampus in patients who have epilepsy with healthy individuals.
Aug 26, 2020
Seizures during menstrual cycle linked to drug-resistant epilepsy
Study finds surprising connection in some women with genetic generalized epilepsy.
Aug 02, 2020
Epilepsy: International researchers propose better seizure classification
Researchers propose new classification system of seizures based on a deep understanding and mathematical modeling of brain oscillations.
Jul 28, 2020
Pandemic to accelerate adoption of electronic patient portal for epilepsy
COVID-19 pandemic is a catalyst to accelerate the adoption of technology-enabled patient care for epilepsy.
Jun 26, 2020
FDA approves new therapy for Dravet syndrome
Drug offers an additional effective treatment option for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome.
Mar 24, 2020
Antibodies in the brain trigger epilepsy
Study may enable new therapies against certain forms of the disease.
Mar 23, 2020
New brain disorder discovery
A study has uncovered a new neurodegenerative disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy.
Mar 12, 2020
Scientists pinpoint a brain region that stops breathing in pediatric epilepsy
Finding could help predict risk for sudden unexpected death due to epilepsy.
Feb 28, 2020
Early intervention following traumatic brain injury reduces epilepsy risk
Study finds an immune receptor in the hippocampus is responsible for the onset of the disease after brain injuries.
Jan 03, 2020
Extra benefit from epilepsy neurostimulators: reducing comorbid neuropsychiatric symptoms
Case studies show five people who found better treatments for neuropsychiatric symptoms from data collected while patients were at home.
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