Seizure Disorders

Common Name(s)

Seizure Disorders

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International Foundation for CDKL5 Research

To lead the way in finding a cure and treatments for CDKL5 disorder by funding global research efforts and increasing awareness while enhancing the quality of life for those affected by CDKL5 disorder, by providing information, programs, and services.

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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The Arc of East Central Iowa

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Seizure Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

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International Foundation for CDKL5 Research

To lead the way in finding a cure and treatments for CDKL5 disorder by funding global research efforts and increasing awareness while enhancing the quality of life for those affected by CDKL5 disorder, by providing information, programs, and services.

http://www.CDKL5.com

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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The Arc of East Central Iowa

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.

http://www.arceci.org

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Seizure Disorders" returned 29 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Exploring the relationship between preferences for high fat foods and efficacy of the ketogenic and modified Atkins diets among children with seizure disorders.
 

Author(s): Adrianna Amari, Zahava Turner, James E Rubenstein, Jonathan R Miller, Eric H Kossoff

Journal: Seizure. 2015 Feb;25():173-7.

 

Previous research has indicated that children with seizures may prefer high fat foods - a preference compatible with ketogenic and modified Atkins dietary therapies. The purpose of this prospective study was to examine the relationship between fat preference and efficacy of therapeutic ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2015

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The role of seizure disorders in burn injury and outcome in Sub-Saharan Africa.
 

Author(s): Laura P Boschini, Anna F Tyson, Jonathan C Samuel, Claire E Kendig, Stephano Mjuweni, Carlos Varela, Bruce A Cairns, Anthony G Charles

Journal: J Burn Care Res. ;35(6):e406-12.

 

Patients with epilepsy have higher incidence and severity of burn injury. Few studies describe the association between epilepsy and burns in low-income settings, where epilepsy burden is highest. The authors compared patients with and without seizure disorder in a burn unit in Lilongwe, ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2014

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Applications of transcranial magnetic stimulation and magnetic seizure therapy in the study and treatment of disorders related to cerebral aging.
 

Author(s): Bruce Luber, Shawn M McClintock, Sarah H Lisanby

Journal: Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2013 Mar;15(1):87-98.

 

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can be used to probe cortical function and treat neuropsychiatric illnesses. TMS has demonstrated neuroplastic effects akin to long-term potentiation and long-term depression, and therapeutic applications are in development for post-stroke recovery, ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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The terms "Seizure Disorders" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A systematic review of the incidence and prevalence of sleep disorders and seizure disorders in multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Ruth Ann Marrie, Nadia Reider, Jeffrey Cohen, Maria Trojano, Per Soelberg Sorensen, Gary Cutter, Stephen Reingold, Olaf Stuve

Journal: Mult. Scler.. 2015 Mar;21(3):342-9.

 

Several studies have suggested that comorbid neurologic disorders are more common than expected in multiple sclerosis (MS).

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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Inflammatory pathways of seizure disorders.
 

Author(s): Nicola Marchi, Tiziana Granata, Damir Janigro

Journal: Trends Neurosci.. 2014 Feb;37(2):55-65.

 

Epilepsy refers to a cluster of neurological diseases characterized by seizures. Although many forms of epilepsy have a well-defined immune etiology, in other forms of epilepsy an altered immune response is only suspected. In general, the hypothesis that inflammation contributes to ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2014

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Seizure and epilepsy: studies of seizure disorders in Drosophila.
 

Author(s): Louise Parker, Iris C Howlett, Zeid M Rusan, Mark A Tanouye

Journal: Int. Rev. Neurobiol.. 2011 ;99():1-21.

 

Despite the frequency of seizure disorders in the human population, the genetic and physiological basis for these defects has been difficult to resolve. Although many genetic contributions to seizure susceptibility have been identified, these involve disparate biological processes, ...

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2011

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Physical Exercise in Subjects With Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Epilepsy; Epilepsia; Epileptic Seizures; Seizure Disorder

 

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2011

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Genetics of Severe Early Onset Epilepsies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Epilepsy; Epileptic Encephalopathy; Ohtahara Syndrome; Infantile Spasms; Dravet Syndrome; Malignant Migrating Partial Epilepsy of Infancy; Early Myoclonic Epileptic Encephalopathy

 

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2016

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Surgery as a Treatment for Medically Intractable Epilepsy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe; Partial Epilepsy

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2016

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