Epilepsy News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/24/2002
Teens Lack Knowledge on Seizures

Campaign raises awareness about epilepsy

9/18/2002
Out-of-Body Experiences Really Are In Your Head

Study: Stimuluation of part of brain makes them happen

8/21/2002
Popular Epilepsy Drug Has Drawback

Vigabatrin causes vision problems in many who take it

7/22/2002
Study: Epilepsy Drug Won't Interact With Oral Contraceptives

Researchers say Keppra can be used by epileptic women of child-bearing age

6/24/2002
Seizures Common at 30,000 Feet

Neurological problems cause a third of emergency landings

4/10/2002
Epilepsy Drugs Can Triple Risk of Major Birth Defects

Medications also linked to malformations and developmental delay

2/1/2002
Vitamin C Powers Up Pills

Supplement helps drugs for brain disease reach their target, study shows

1/27/2002
Gene Linked to 'Sound Seizures' Identified

Mutation causes epilepsy with auditory hallucinations

11/30/2001
A Disease of Biblical Proportions

Old Testament may offer clues to origins of epilepsy

11/27/2001
Epilepsy Guidelines Shun 'One Size Fits All' Therapy

Seek one-drug treatment, special care for women and elderly

10/1/2001
Epilepsy Diet Has Lasting Anti-Seizure Effect

Kids have fewer attacks, even after going off high-fat, low-carb diet

8/29/2001
Anti-Seizure Drugs Effective Outside Hospital

Paramedics can ease problems in the ambulance

8/1/2001
Epilepsy Surgery Beats Long-Term Drug Therapy

Study: Operation for temporal-lobe form is safe, effective

6/11/2001
Study IDs Signs of Severe Epilepsy in Kids

Doctors can find those needing bolder therapy

5/30/2001
Epilepsy Device Also Works for Young Children

Implantable stimulator best for worst cases