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Epilepsy Essentials: Metabolic Causes of Neonatal Seizures

A practical approach to treatable causes.

Danielle S. Takacs, MD, and Eli M. Mizrahi, MD

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Medical Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care in Neurology

It is critical to see transition as a process not simply a moment in time when care is transferred.

Lawrence W. Brown, MD

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Antibody-Mediated Inflammatory Central Nervous System Disorders of Childhood

There is an expanding spectrum of neurologic disease caused by antibody-mediated inflammation that is also seen during childhood.

Duriel I. Hardy, MD, and Sona Narula, MD

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Therapeutic Hypothermia Effects on Brain Development

Therapeutic hypothermia has proven neuroprotective effects for neonates but they remain a high-risk group with continued need for neurodevelopmental screening.

Lila T. Worden, MD, and Shavonne L. Massey, MD, MSCE

March 2020 teaser

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Child Neurology

The scope of child neurology and available treatments for children is expanding.

Donna Stephenson, MD

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2019 Drug and Device Approvals in Neurology

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Case Report: Seizure, Fever, Hallucinations, & Vision Loss

A circuitous route to dual diagnoses.

Elizabeth Carroll, MD; Asya I. Wallach, MD; Arielle Kurzweil, MD; Steven Frucht, MD; Thomas Berk, MD; Michael Boffa, MD; and Ilya Kister, MD

November/December 2019 teaser

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Epilepsy Essentials: Cenobamate

A novel GABA modulator has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration after safety and efficacy were seen in clinical trials.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Epilepsy & Memory

Memory complaints in people with epilepsy remain challenging to assess and difficult to treat.

Chrystal Reed, MD, PhD

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Neurostimulation & Epilepsy

For medically refractory epilepsy, neurostimulation options—old and new— provide new hope.

Vishal Shah, MD, Dawn Eliashiv, MD, and Melissa Reider-Demer, DNP, MN, CNP

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Developments in Medical Treatment of Epilepsy

Knowing the different profiles of available treatments can assist in choosing the best-fit medication for each individual.

Lyn Clarito, PharmD

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Women & Epilepsy

Biology unique to female individuals with epilepsy affects disease management significantly.

Jeffrey D. Kennedy, MD, and Melissa J. Chen, MD, MPH

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Genetic Mechanisms of Epilepsy

Understanding gene and protein functions can sometimes guide diagnosis and treatment.

Elina Nikkola, PhD, and Vishal Shah, MD

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Telemedicine & Epilepsy

Your smartphone is not just for communication—it can be your medical care on the go!

Melissa Reider-Demer, DNP, MN, CNP, and Vishal Shah, MD

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The First Seizure

Seizures need to be distinguished from other common differential diagnoses, and seizure type must be determined because it dictates management and counseling.

Christine Hung, MD

October 2019 teaser

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The Evolution of Seizure to Epilepsy

Although there may be far to go, we have come a long way from equating seizures with demonic possession and have more tools to address seizures and epilepsy.

Inna Keselman, MD, PhD

September 2019 teaser

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Epilepsy Essentials: Insular Epilepsy

It is prudent for all physicians treating epilepsy to remember the insula.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Epilepsy Essentials: Addressing Global Disparities in Epilepsy Care

Providing regional education is a way for epileptologists to be part of a solution.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

Epilepsy Essentials: Mindfulness and Epilepsy
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Epilepsy Essentials: Mindfulness and Epilepsy

Mindfulness-based therapies may reduce stress, improve depression and anxiety, and reduce seizure frequency.

Janel Schneider, MD

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Epilepsy Essentials: Chronobiology of Epilepsy

As we expand our understanding of seizure cycles, the new field of chronoepileptology begins.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN

This Month's Issue
Peripheral Neuropathy Caused by Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vishnu Anand Cuddapah, MD, PhD; Susan Matesanz, MD; Sabrina W. Yum, MD; Brenda L. Banwell, MD; and Donna Stephenson, MD

Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics

Carinna M. Scotti-Degnan, PhD, and Hannah A. Ford, PhD