Tonic-Clonic Seizures

Duration of Ictal Hypoxemia is Associated With Potentially High-Risk Cardiac Arrhythmias in Epilepsy

Duration of Ictal Hypoxemia is Associated With Potentially High-Risk Cardiac Arrhythmias in Epilepsy

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Duration of ictal/postictal hypoxemia may be associated with potentially high-risk cardiac arrhythmias during FBTCSs/GTCSs.

FDA Approves IV Formulation of Carbamazepine for Seizures

FDA Approves IV Formulation of Carbamazepine for Seizures

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The drug is the first and only IV formulation of the antiepileptic carbamazepine.

FDA Grants Trokendi XR Tentative Label Expansion for Migraine Tx

FDA Grants Trokendi XR Tentative Label Expansion for Migraine Tx

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The drug's pediatric exclusivity expires in March 2017.

Epilepsy Surgery Reduces Mortality Rate

Epilepsy Surgery Reduces Mortality Rate

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Surgery had a significant impact on mortality even if seizures were not completely eliminated.

Novel Seizure Detection Device as Sensitive as Video EEG Review

Novel Seizure Detection Device as Sensitive as Video EEG Review

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The Brain Sentinel device was as sensitive as vEEG review by an epileptologist for seizure detection.

Three Biosignals More Accurately Detect Seizures Than Heart Rate Alone

Three Biosignals More Accurately Detect Seizures Than Heart Rate Alone

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Heart rate, arterial oxygenation, and electrodermal activity improved accuracy compared with heart rate alone.

Seizures Affect Long-Term Memory in Animal Study

Seizures Affect Long-Term Memory in Animal Study

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Inhibiting the pathway upstream of mTOR at the level of PI3K signaling, a locus of significant molecular crosstalk in this pathway, restored the seizure-induced learning and memory deficits.

FDA Approves First 3D-Printed Oral Drug for Epilepsy

FDA Approves First 3D-Printed Oral Drug for Epilepsy

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3D printing technology is used to create a porous drug that disintegrates rapidly with just a sip of liquid.

Intranasal Midazolam Reduces Seizure Frequency

Intranasal Midazolam Reduces Seizure Frequency

Treatment with in-MDZ reduced frequency of subsequent and generalized tonic-clonic seizure.

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