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Epilepsy

A specific mutation in one key gene interferes with early brain development and even causes epilepsy.
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At six years of age, no adverse effects on IQ can be seen from antiepileptic drug exposure via breast milk, according to a study published June 16 in JAMA Pediatrics.
New research suggests a mathematical algorithm can predict the onset of seizures in epilepsy patients up to 20 minutes in advance.
One-year-olds who receive Priorix-Tetra -- the measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine used in Canada -- are twice as likely to develop a fever-related seizure as children who receive separate MMR and varicella vaccines, according to research published online June 9 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association. The findings are in line with a 2010 study of the MMRV vaccine used in the United States, known as ProQuad.
A recent study has discovered that children with both ADHD and recent-onset epilepsy display a unique brain morphology compared to healthy patients.
Epilepsy Upcoming Events
San Francisco, CA
June 5-7, 2014
Minneapolis, MN
June 19-22, 2014
Cleveland, OH
June 27-29, 2014
West Dover, VT
August 17-22, 2014
Cleveland, OH
October 5-11, 2014
Baltimore, MD
October 12-14, 2014
Washington, DC
November 15-19, 2014
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December 5-9, 2014
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