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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Condition Specific Organizations

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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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Seizure Disorders" returned 33 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Autoantibodies to NR2A Peptide of the Glutamate/NMDA Receptor in Patients with Seizure Disorders in Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 

Author(s): Yan Yang, Chao Yuan, Shu-Qun Shen, Xue-Er Wang, Qing-Hua Mei, Wen-Qing Jiang, Qin Huang

Journal: Mediators Inflamm.. 2017 ;2017():5047898.

 

Objective. Seizure disorders are one of the most disabling, life-threatening, and the least understood syndromes associated with neuropsychiatric SLE (NPSLE). N-Methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors are a subgroup of the glutamate receptor family, whose NR2A subunit was found on neuronal ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2017

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Improving diagnosis and broadening the phenotypes in early-onset seizure and severe developmental delay disorders through gene panel analysis.
 

Author(s): Natalie Trump, Amy McTague, Helen Brittain, Apostolos Papandreou, Esther Meyer, Adeline Ngoh, Rodger Palmer, Deborah Morrogh, Christopher Boustred, Jane A Hurst, Lucy Jenkins, Manju A Kurian, Richard H Scott

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 2016 May;53(5):310-7.

 

We sought to investigate the diagnostic yield and mutation spectrum in previously reported genes for early-onset epilepsy and disorders of severe developmental delay.

Last Updated: 21 May 2016

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Long-lasting seizure-related anxiety in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and comorbid psychiatric disorders.
 

Author(s): Sebastien Boulogne, Hélène Catenoix, Philippe Ryvlin, Sylvain Rheims

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2015 Sep;17(3):340-4.

 

Ictal anxiety is a frequent epileptic symptom; it is usually brief, associated with objective clinical signs, and is not positively influenced by external factors, in contrast to psychiatric disorders. These criteria can, however, be misleading, especially in patients with psychiatric ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2015

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

The Human Epilepsy Project
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Focal Epilepsy

 

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2017

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Supporting Treatment Adherence Regimens in Pediatric Epilepsy: The STAR Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Epilepsy

 

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2017

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Cerebral Autoregulation in Patients With Epilepsy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Epilepsy

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2017

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