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2010-05-17 15:01:43

The high-fat ketogenic diet can dramatically reduce or completely eliminate debilitating seizures in most children with infantile spasms, whose seizures persist despite medication.

2008-12-08 15:21:32

U.S. researchers said it is generally safe to withdraw anti-seizure medications in children with epilepsy who have achieved seizure-freedom. Study author Dr.

2008-12-07 11:05:57

A new Mayo Clinic study found that it is generally safe to withdraw anti-seizure medications in children with epilepsy who have achieved seizure-freedom while on the medication. Researchers found that these children were not at high risk of subsequently developing intractable epilepsy. The study will be presented on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the American Epilepsy Society's annual meeting in Seattle.Epilepsy is a disorder characterized by the occurrence of two or more seizures. It affects more than 3...


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.