Latest Seizure Stories

2012-06-14 11:11:40

One-third of febrile seizures associated with roseola virus New research shows that human herpesviruses (HHV)-6B and HHV-7, commonly know as roseola virus), account for one third of febrile status epilepticus (FSE) cases. Results of the FEBSTAT prospective study now available in Epilepsia, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggest that HHV-6B may be involved in the development of epilepsy and further research is urgently...

2012-06-11 23:01:02

Money raised by a dedicated group of supporters of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles will help make quality care a reality for thousands more local children in serious need of epilepsy treatment Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 At its signature annual Care and Cure Benefit in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, June 5, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles announced three new Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship grants for three major hospitals in the region. “With too few...

2012-06-06 12:22:39

Seizure severity and antiepileptic drug polytherapy among predictors of poor seizure outcomes A 25-year follow-up study reveals that 68% of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) became seizure-free, with nearly 30% no longer needing antiepileptic drug (AED) treatment. Findings published today in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), report that the occurrence of generalized tonic-clonic seizures preceded by bilateral myoclonic seizures, and AED...

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