This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Epilepsy category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-01-23 : Epilepsy Associated with Brain Volume and Thickness Differences : According to new research epilepsy is associated with thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions.
2018-01-14 : Epileptic Seizures and Depression May Share Common Genetic Cause : Evidence that seizures and mood disorders such as depression may share the same genetic cause in some people with epilepsy.
2017-11-10 : 8 New Epilepsy Genes Discoverered by Researchers : A recent study examining children with epileptic encephalopathy and their parents could lead to the development of a more rational anti-epileptic treatment strategy.
2017-04-26 : New Guideline on Uncommon Risk of Death in Epilepsy - Seizure Control May Reduce Risk : Guideline recommends health professionals tell people with epilepsy that controlling seizures, especially tonic-clonic seizures, may reduce risk of SUDEP.
2016-03-21 : Epilepsy SUDEP & Heart Rate Variability Study : Study reveals pronounced alterations in heart rate variability may contribute to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
2015-12-08 : Memory Decline in People with Epilepsy : Biological factors that mediate memory decline in people with epilepsy, particularly those with seizures that affect temporal lobe.
2015-09-19 : Epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome : Information regarding Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy that starts during childhood.
2015-02-07 : Beneficial Effects of Surgery for Epilepsy : Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians.
2015-01-28 : Vagus Nerve Stimulator and Epilepsy : Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) may be used to treat epilepsy when other types of treatments have failed to work.
2014-10-19 : SUDEP: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy : Research calls attention to SUDEP and provides important knowledge to help neurologists have discussions with patients at greatest risk of epilepsy related death.
2014-06-26 : Gelastic Epilepsy: Signs and Information : Information regarding gelastic epilepsy, a rare form of epilepsy that involves laughter or crying and is more common in boys than girls.
2013-12-13 : Epilepsy and Adolescents : The adolescent stage of life is hard and complex to understand and it becomes a delicate time as well when a person has epilepsy.
2013-11-21 : Use of Marijuana for Epilepsy Control : Information regarding the use of Marijuana for control of epilepsy including seizure prevention and loss of consciousness.
2012-04-03 : Improving Lives of People with Epilepsy : Report highlights gaps in knowledge and management of epilepsy recommending action for improving lives of those with epilepsy and promoting better understanding of the disorder.
2012-02-15 : Epilepsy and Job Accommodations : People with epilepsy will nearly always be found to experience neurological impairments which substantially limit major life activities including employment.
2012-02-13 : Epilepsy - Medications and Surgery Information : Facts and information regarding Epilepsy including medication choices and types of surgery techniques.
2011-08-22 : Possible Trigger Point of Epileptic Seizures Found : Researchers have identified a brain circuit defect that triggers absence seizures the most common form of childhood epilepsy.
2011-08-19 : Deep Brain Stimulation Potential in Drug Resistant Epilepsy : The Epilepsy Therapy Project and the Epilepsy Foundation announced a New Therapy Grant to potentially help those with treatment resistant epilepsy.
2011-07-19 : MRI Guided Laser Surgery for Epilepsy Treatment : Real-time MRI guided thermal imaging and laser technology to destroy lesions in the brain that cause epilepsy and uncontrollable seizures.
2011-07-01 : Variation in Generic Epilepsy Drugs Can Lead to Dosing Problems : Raises questions about whether some generic products are safe and effective when a narrow dose range separates patients from help and harm.
2011-06-28 : Master Switch for Adult Epilepsy Found : Central switch responsible for transformation of healthy brain cells into epileptic ones opens the way to both treat and prevent temporal lobe epilepsy.
2011-06-23 : Genetic Testing in Epilepsy : We found there were perfectly healthy people walking around with single gene mutations that are known to cause epilepsy.
2011-06-23 : New Discovery May Bring Relief to Epilepsy Sufferers : Study of epileptic seizures at the molecular level research could lead to novel therapeutics for epilepsy seizure disorder.
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