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

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The terms "Seizures" returned 1226 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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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Risk of febrile seizures after first dose of measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine: a population-based cohort study.
 

Author(s): Shannon E MacDonald, Douglas C Dover, Kimberley A Simmonds, Lawrence W Svenson

Journal: CMAJ. 2014 Aug;186(11):824-9.

 

The combination measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine currently used in Canada (Priorix-Tetra) may increase the risk of febrile seizures relative to the separate vaccines (MMR and varicella) previously administered. We determined the risk of febrile seizure after the first ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2014

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Once-daily USL255 as adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures: randomized phase III study.
 

Author(s): Steve S Chung, Toufic A Fakhoury, R Edward Hogan, Venkatesh N Nagaraddi, Ilan Blatt, Balduin Lawson, Stephan Arnold, Bob Anders, Annie M Clark, Dawn Laine, R Shawn Meadows, Mark B Halvorsen,

Journal: Epilepsia. 2014 Jul;55(7):1077-87.

 

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of USL255, Qudexy(™) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, as an adjunctive treatment for refractory partial-onset seizures (POS) in adults taking one to three concomitant antiepileptic drugs.

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2014

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

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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"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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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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