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

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The terms "Seizures" returned 1228 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cardiac evaluation in a patient with epileptic seizures: a value of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
 

Author(s): Emre Yalcinkaya, Murat Celik, Salim Yasar

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2013 Dec;71(12):978.

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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G2677T polymorphism can predict treatment outcome of Malaysians with complex partial seizures being treated with Carbamazepine.
 

Author(s): S Subenthiran, N R Abdullah, P K Muniandy, J P Joseph, K C Cheong, Z Ismail, Z Mohamed

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Carbamazepine (CBZ) is used as the first line of treatment of complex partial seizures (CPS) in Malaysia. While this drug is known to be effective for the treatment of CPS, more than 30% of patients remain drug resistant to CBZ mono-therapy. We examined a possible relationship between ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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Magnetic resonance imaging features in seizures associated with nonketotic hyperglycemia.
 

Author(s): Ying Chang, Meng-Chao Zhang, Huan-Huan Wan, Hua Xin

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(5):528-30.

 

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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

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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"Nocturnal seizures" in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Anthony Izzo, Julia McSweeney, Thomas Kulik, Umakanth Khatwa, Sanjeev V Kothare

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The usual differential diagnoses of nocturnal events in children include parasomnias, nocturnal seizures, nocturnal reflux (Sandifer syndrome), hypnic jerks, periodic limb movements of sleep, and sleep disordered breathing. We report a previously healthy young girl who presented to ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2013

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[Cytokines and the nervous system: the relationship between seizures and epilepsy].
 

Author(s): S F Velasco-Ramirez, L Y Rosales-Rivera, A C Ramirez-Anguiano, O K Bitzer-Quintero

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2013 Aug;57(4):171-7.

 

INTRODUCTION. The immune system and the peripheral and central nervous system are in constant communication by means of messengers and signalling molecules released, such as cytokines, neuropeptides, neurohormones and neurotransmitters, among others. Seizures are defined as the transitory ...

Last Updated: 25 Jul 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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Pilot Study of Bumetanide for Newborn Seizures
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Seizures

 

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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