Epilepsia

Epilepsia is the leading, most authoritative source for current clinical and research results on all aspects of epilepsy. It is the journal of the International League Against Epilepsy.

Publisher
Wiley

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Neuroscience

High fat foods can increase CBD absorption into the body

While oral cannabidiol (CBD) capsules were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in patients with seizures in 2018, very little was known about the effect of food on CBD absorption.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do neurocysticercosis-related seizures lead to epilepsy?

Neurocysticercosis, an infection of the brain with pork tapeworm larvae, is highly endemic in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia, and increasingly common in developed countries like the U.S. due to immigration. The ...

Neuroscience

Childhood epilepsy not linked with later psychiatric disorders

For decades, experts have been studying potential links between childhood epilepsy and various behavioral and psychiatric conditions and some have hypothesized that that they are part of a larger spectrum of brain disorders ...

Neuroscience

What's in store 5 decades following childhood-onset epilepsy?

A 45-year study of 179 individuals with childhood-onset epilepsy indicates that patients' long-term health is excellent, with most attaining 10-year remission off medications, which is the definition of resolved epilepsy.

Neuroscience

Recommendations address how to manage seizures in infants

New recommendations offer insights on strategies for treating infants with seizures. In an Epilepsia report, child neurologists who are members of the International League Against Epilepsy note that intervening at the time ...

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