Expectant mothers who take the epilepsy drug valproate may face an unexpected side effect: an increased risk of autism for their babies. Two experts weigh in on a new study.
A little boy suffering up to 100 seizures daily with frontal lobe epilepsy comes to Cleveland Clinic for brain surgery in 2011. He hasn’t had a seizure since. Can earlier surgery cure epilepsy?
A Cleveland Clinic study finds that a more aggressive surgical approach to treating frontal lobe epilepsy may be more effective than long-term medication therapy.
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and in honor of patients and their families, we've put together information about diagnosis, treatment and more.
Thanks to research, more children may be eligible for surgery than previously thought.
Do you have epilepsy? Have you heard about the latest surgical advances in the treatment of this disorder? Ask questions and get answers about epilepsy surgery from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at noon (ET).
Myths about epilepsy persist despite tremendous advances in the understanding and care of seizures. Learn the truth about seizures and mental illness, pregnancy, stress, intelligence, pain and other problems.
When a fever turns into a seizure, parents are caught off guard. The good news is that the vast majority of these seizures are not epilepsy — but only a doctor can tell for sure.
Caring for an epileptic child is challenging, but you’re not alone. Use these six steps to gain peace of mind and prevent serious issues.
An expert addresses the rise in epilepsy among baby boomers, including four issues to address: side effects of medication, drug interactions, reporting of seizures, safety and independence.