Seizures

Common Name(s)

Seizures

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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.

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

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Seizures" returned 1232 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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Stimulus-induced Rhythmic, Periodic, or Ictal Discharges (SIRPDs) associated with seizures in cefepime neurotoxicity.
 

Author(s): Valmir Passarelli, Maria Paula Oliveira Moutinho da Conceição, Eduardo Sturzeneker Trés, José Furtado Alves-Junior, Meire Argentoni Baldocchi

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Aug;72(8):643-4.

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 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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The terms "Seizures" returned 154 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and psychogenic movement disorders: two sides of the same coin?
 

Author(s): Luciano De Paola, Renato L Marchetti, Hélio Afonso Ghizoni Teive, W Curt LaFrance

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Oct;72(10):793-802.

 

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) and psychogenic movement disorders (PMD) are commonly seen in Neurology practice and are categorized in the DSM-5 as functional neurological disorders/conversion disorders. This review encompasses historical and epidemiological data, clinical ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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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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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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Respiratory Physiology in Children With Febrile Seizures.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Febrile Illness in Children; Seizures, Febrile

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2013

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