Epilepsy & Seizures News

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.
Dec 18, 2019
Old drug offers new hope for children with devastating disorder
Fenfluramine reduces seizures, is safe for patients with Dravet syndrome.
Nov 22, 2019
FDA approves new treatment for adults with partial-onset seizures
XCOPRI (cenobamate tablets) is a new option to treat adults with partial-onset seizures.
Sep 04, 2019
Why do some people stop breathing after seizures?
New study finds that serotonin may provide a clue.
Aug 26, 2019
Breaching the brain’s defense causes epilepsy
Scientific study proves the relevance of glial cells for epileptic seizures and shows potential for new therapies.
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