A recent study of the the thyroid hormone profiles of children aged 2-12 years, conducted in New Delhi, India, found that therapy using carbamazepine and valproate -- a drug commonly used to treat Dravet syndrome -- increases the production of thy... Learn More
Researchers conducting a systematic literature search in Embase and Medline to identify qualitative reports of the impact of epilepsy on the lives of child and adult patients found that a wide range of cognitive, physical, and seizure effects, as ... Learn More
A recent article (G. Coppola, "Update on rufinamide in childhood epilepsy."Journal of Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, Vol. 7, pp. 399-407, published on the web July 5 2011) reviews the existing scientific literature data... Learn More
A team of researchers has reported the results of a study into the ability of the ketogenic diet to improve seizure thresholds in mice with Scn1a mutations that models Dravet syndrome and generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus (GEFS+). Th... Learn More
In an effort to determine the genetic etiology of the severe early infantile onset syndrome of malignant migrating partial seizures of infancy (MPSI), a team led by D. Carranza Rojo of the Epilepsy Research Centre at the University of Melbourne un... Learn More
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