Seizures

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The new device, which was given 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration, allows for the remote diagnosis, monitoring, and assessment of epilepsy.
According to the American Academy of Neurology 2015 guideline for the management of an unprovoked first seizure among adults, what are the risk factors for seizure recurrence? Test your knowledge in our pop quiz.
In a new study presented at the American Epilepsy Society virtual meeting, AES2020, researchers identified specific age groups that were most at risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in a registry of patients aged 0 to 17 years.
Researchers investigated the prevalence of undiagnosed depression and anxiety, as well as unrecognized suicidality, among children and youth with epilepsy without an established psychiatric diagnosis. The findings were presented at the American Epilepsy Society virtual meeting, AES2020.
New findings presented at the American Epilepsy Society virtual meeting, AES2020, indicate that people with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, especially women, are significantly more likely to have experienced sexual assault trauma.
The drug was approved for the treatment of primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures and partial-onset seizures among patients aged 4 years or older.
New findings presented at the American Neurological Association’s 145th Annual Meeting indicated that certain characteristics could predict seizure among a patient population with inpatient stroke codes.
The FDA has approved a drug therapy to treat seizures associated with Dravet syndrome–a chronic, rare, and life-threatening form of epilepsy–among patients aged 2 years or older.
Each year, millions of Americans experience seizure events. Do you think interictal epileptiform discharges are a helpful tool for predicting seizure focus or surgical outcome? Share your opinion by taking our poll.
More than 3 million Americans have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Do you think tracking interictal spikes can be an effective way to predict when these individuals will have seizures? Voice your opinion by taking our poll.
Epilepsy is often genetic and can be passed on to children. Do you believe genetic testing has a role in epilepsy management? Take our poll to voice your opinion!