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Epilepsy
06/14/2022
Women with epilepsy frequently need medication to prevent seizures during pregnancy and the risk of prenatal exposure of children is important to understand. Researchers examined the impact of prenatal...
06/14/2022
Case in Point
Case in Point
03/09/2022
A 78-year-old man presented to the emergency department with generalized tonic-clonic seizures of unknown duration and fever of 38.6 °C. He had a medical history significant for ischemic cardiomyopathy,...
03/09/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
02/09/2022
A 9-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with a seizure-like episode. There were no abnormalities noted on physical examination, with an intact neurologic examination. No focal defects were...
02/09/2022

Interactive Features

Seizure
Seizure
05/21/2020
Among adult patients with an unprovoked first seizure, which factor is NOT associated with seizure recurrence? Test your knowledge in our pop quiz.
05/21/2020
Seizure
Seizure
01/12/2020
Each year, millions of Americans experience seizure events. Do you think interictal epileptiform discharges are a helpful tool for predicting seizure focus or surgical outcome? Share your opinion by taking...
01/12/2020
Seizure
Seizure
01/11/2020
More than 3 million Americans have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Do you think tracking interictal spikes can be an effective way to predict when these individuals...
01/11/2020
Nutrition
Nutrition
11/07/2019
Some studies show that diet can affect neurological conditions. Do you think the ketogenic diet can reduce symptoms in adults with epilepsy? Take our poll to voice your opinion.
11/07/2019
Epilepsy
Epilepsy
08/13/2019
Do you know how many US children and adults have active epilepsy? Take this short quiz on epilepsy based on facts from the CDC to find out.
08/13/2019

Clinical Insights

Epilepsy
Gregory Krauss
Epilepsy
02/21/2020
He discusses his research on cenobamate as adjunctive therapy for adults with uncontrolled focal seizures, how the results of this research aided in cenobamate's approval by the Food and Drug...
02/21/2020
Epilepsy
Chrystal Reed
Epilepsy
02/12/2020
In this podcast, Chrystal M. Reed, MD, PhD, discusses her team’s research on the association between interictal epileptiform discharges and transient cognitive impairments in patients with chronic epilepsy....
02/12/2020
Epilepsy
Barbara Dworetzky
Epilepsy
12/30/2019
She outlines the challenges associated with diagnosing psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), how neurologists and other providers can overcome these challenges, and more.
12/30/2019
Neurons
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Neurons
12/12/2019
In this special installment of Podcasts360, Andrew Blum, MD, PhD, and Wael Asaad, MD, PhD, discuss their case series on responsive neurostimulation, why they chose responsive neurostimulation for each...
12/12/2019
Epilepsy
Madeline Fields
Epilepsy
04/09/2019
Children with autism are more likely to have epilepsy, and vice versa. Madeline Fields, MD, from Mount Sinai Hospital, answers our questions about this connection.
04/09/2019