Seizures

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Seizures

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

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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Zellweger Baby Support Network

This organization was started by a small group of parents whose lives have been affected in some way by a rare disorder. Our gift, in honor of our children, was to start this site, so we can help families and to raise awareness of these rare disorders. If your child has been diagnosed with Zellweger syndrome, a peroxisomal disorder or another rare disorder, we are here to help you. You are not alone! Our mission is to promote, advance, and improve awareness of Zellweger syndrome and other peroxisomal disorders, to assist, support, and aid, financially or otherwise, individuals and families affected by Zellweger syndrome. We will help you learn more about these disorders. We will provide emotional support, and we can help you to create a journal site for your child so that family and friends can be kept up to date on your child. We will pray with you and for you as you journey through life with your special angel. We know this is a hard time for you; you want answers, informa

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

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

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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Zellweger Baby Support Network

This organization was started by a small group of parents whose lives have been affected in some way by a rare disorder. Our gift, in honor of our children, was to start this site, so we can help families and to raise awareness of these rare disorders. If your child has been diagnosed with Zellweger syndrome, a peroxisomal disorder or another rare disorder, we are here to help you. You are not alone! Our mission is to promote, advance, and improve awareness of Zellweger syndrome and other peroxisomal disorders, to assist, support, and aid, financially or otherwise, individuals and families affected by Zellweger syndrome. We will help you learn more about these disorders. We will provide emotional support, and we can help you to create a journal site for your child so that family and friends can be kept up to date on your child. We will pray with you and for you as you journey through life with your special angel. We know this is a hard time for you; you want answers, informa

http://www.zbsn.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Seizures" returned 1220 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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[STXBP1 gene mutation in newborns with refractory seizures].
 

Author(s): Li-Li Liu, Xin-Lin Hou, Cong-Le Zhou, Ze-Zhong Tang, Xin-Hua Bao, Yi Jiang

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Jul;16(7):701-4.

 

To study the relationship between STXBP1 gene mutations and refractory seizures with unknown causes in newborns.

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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Heart rate changes in partial seizures: analysis of influencing factors among refractory patients.
 

Author(s): Wei Chen, Chang-Li Guo, Pei-Song Zhang, Chong Liu, Hui Qiao, Jian-Guo Zhang, Fan-Gang Meng

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We analyzed the frequency of heart rate (HR) changes related to seizures, and we sought to identify the influencing factors of these changes during partial seizures, to summarize the regularity of the HR changes and gain some insight into the mechanisms involved in the neuronal regulation ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2014

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The terms "Seizures" returned 155 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neuronal ensemble synchrony during human focal seizures.
 

Author(s): Wilson Truccolo, Omar J Ahmed, Matthew T Harrison, Emad N Eskandar, G Rees Cosgrove, Joseph R Madsen, Andrew S Blum, N Stevenson Potter, Leigh R Hochberg, Sydney S Cash

Journal: J. Neurosci.. 2014 Jul;34(30):9927-44.

 

Seizures are classically characterized as the expression of hypersynchronous neural activity, yet the true degree of synchrony in neuronal spiking (action potentials) during human seizures remains a fundamental question. We quantified the temporal precision of spike synchrony in ensembles ...

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Pharmacotherapeutic targeting of cation-chloride cotransporters in neonatal seizures.
 

Author(s): Martin Puskarjov, Kristopher T Kahle, Eva Ruusuvuori, Kai Kaila

Journal: Epilepsia. 2014 Jun;55(6):806-18.

 

Seizures are a common manifestation of acute neurologic insults in neonates and are often resistant to the standard antiepileptic drugs that are efficacious in children and adults. The paucity of evidence-based treatment guidelines, coupled with a rudimentary understanding of disease ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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Research advances in basic mechanisms of seizures and antiepileptic drug action.
 

Author(s): Władysław Lasoń, Małgorzata Chlebicka, Konrad Rejdak

Journal: Pharmacol Rep. 2013 ;65(4):787-801.

 

Epilepsy is a common neurological disease but the mechanism of seizure generation has been only partially unraveled. Furthermore, almost 30% of epileptic patients are resistant to pharmacological treatment. Therefore, elucidation of the basic mechanism of seizures and search for new ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Remegal Fixed Dose as Adjunctive Therapy in Patients With Partial Seizures
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Epilepsy; Simple Partial Seizures; Complex Partial Seizures; Partial Seizures With Secondary Generalization

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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Seizure Activity in Alzheimer's Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alzheimer's Disease; Seizures

 

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2013

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