A new program called the ketogenic diet is gaining popularity. It advocates taking in more fats and consuming carbohydrates to a bare minimum.
A new clinical trial of the drug to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome has promising results. It showed that that the drug was able to cut the number of seizures experienced by patients by half.
Following a diet high in fat but low in carbohydrates can reduce the number of epileptic seizures, a new study reported.
A new study has highlighted the difficult decisions women with epilepsy have to face when they become pregnant.
A new study reported that caregivers were more likely than patients with seizure disorders to know what sudden unexpected death in epilepsy was.
According to a new study, taking the right amount of fish oil, which contains omega-3 fatty acids, can reduce the number of seizures for epileptic patients.
According to a new study, reductions in the tau protein led to the suppression of seizure activity and a reduction in the premature death risk.
Illinois has legalized medical marijuana for children and adults with epilepsy.
For patients suffering with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE), that cant be treated with medications, a minimally invasive laser procedure performed under MRI guidance provides a safe and effective alternative to surgery, according to a new study.
Doctors in Illinois might soon be able to prescribe epileptic children medicinal marijuana after the House voted in favor of the bill.
US Food and Drug Administration has approved a device that has been shown to reduce seizures in patients with medication-resistant epilepsy by as much as 50 percent.
Children and young adults with epilepsy are significantly more at risk of suffering from an injury like broken bones, burns and poisoning compared to those without the neurological disorder, according to a new research.
In a new research that explores a possible link between metabolic defects and seizures, researchers have found that diet influences susceptibility of seizures. In addition, they have also identified a common diabetes drug that might be useful in treating disorders like epilepsy.
Physical illnesses like asthma, diabetes and epilepsy can increase the risk of self-harm and suicide, according to a new study.
In a small clinical trial, researchers found that gabapentin was effective in treating alcohol dependence.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.