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 19 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Cardiolipin and β₂-Glycoprotein I antibodies associate with cognitive impairment and seizure frequency in developmental disorders.
 

Author(s): K A Lehtimäki, J Peltola, S Liimatainen, A-M Haapala, M Arvio

Journal: Seizure. 2011 Jul;20(6):438-41.

 

Cardiolipin (CL) and β(2)-Glycoprotein I (β(2)-GpI) antibodies have been shown to associate with various neurological symptoms including seizures and cognitive dysfunction. Here we studied the prevalence of CL, β(2)-GpI and antinuclear (ANA) antibodies in 74 patients with various ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2011

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Accuracy of family history information on epilepsy and other seizure disorders.
 

Author(s): R Ottman, C Barker-Cummings, C L Leibson, V M Vasoli, W A Hauser, J R Buchhalter

Journal: Neurology. 2011 Jan;76(4):390-6.

 

In epilepsy as in other disorders, family history information is often obtained by asking patients about the medical histories of their relatives rather than interviewing or examining the relatives directly. The accuracy of this type of information for epilepsy and other seizure disorders ...

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2011

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The terms "Seizure Disorders" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Differential diagnosis of cardiogenic syncope and seizure disorders.
 

Author(s): Lennart Bergfeldt

Journal: Heart. 2003 Mar;89(3):353-8.

 

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2003

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Seizure disorders in the elderly.
 

Author(s): Lourdes Vélez, Linda M Selwa

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2003 Jan;67(2):325-32.

 

Seizure disorders become increasingly common after the age of 60 years and can have a significant impact on functional status. The goal of antiepileptic drug therapy is to control seizures but preserve quality of life. If possible, seizure control should be achieved with one agent ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2003

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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: 2 Apr 2014

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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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Surgery as a Treatment for Medically Intractable Epilepsy
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2014

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