US FDA Approves Anti-Epileptic Drug For Kids

Fycompa is now cleared for use in patients four years of age and older with partial-onset seizures.

Fish Oils Suppress Seizures Through Estrogen

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) from food reduces the severity of seizures in mice by causing more estrogen to be produced in the brain, researchers say.

Maintaining The Balance Between Excitation and Inhibition

Researchers have found that the same neurotransmitter can cause either neuronal excitation or inhibition, depending on which receptor it binds to.

Exercise Helps Mice Escape Side Effects of Epilepsy Drugs

Having access to an exercise wheel seems to protect mice from the negative effects of prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs.

Lee Jeong Ho Wins 2015 Pediatric Epilepsies Research Award

Professor Lee Jeong Ho has won the CURE's 2015 Pediatric Epilepsies Research Award for his outstanding research in the field of intractable epilepsy.

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A Way Out For Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

A study in mice has shown that a modified version of the LDH inhibitory drug stiripentol can suppress drug-resistant epilepsy.

A New Target For Intractable Epilepsy

The mTOR signaling pathway has been identified as a potential therapeutic target in patients suffering from intractable epilepsy.

Spotting Refractory Epilepsy Early With Scalp EEG

Scientists have developed an automated and quantitative method of diagnosing epilepsy in children based on scalp EEG.

Single-Crystal Gold Nanowire Probes Reach Subcellular Dimensions

The single-crystal gold nanowire probe is 50 times smaller and 1,000 times more sensitive than existing nerve probe needles.