Health News

New Rx for Rare Form of Epilepsy
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat seizures linked to Dravet syndrome.
Common Seizure Medication Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about a recall of a common seizure medication.
New Seizure Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication for seizures.
Lyrica Generic Is a Go
Lyrica is now available as a generic.
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Tips For Women With Epilepsy Who May Get Pregnant
Two recent studies offered new insight for women who take medications for epilepsy on how to reduce their baby's risk for birth defects and whether breastfeeding is recommended.
A Faster Way to Treat Seizures
Prolonged seizures, called status epilepticus - a seizure that lasts more than five minutes – are serious, dangerous conditions that require immediate medical attention.
A Mother's Mind and Her Child's Health
Canadian researchers have identified a sort of vicious-cycle relationship between the health of epileptic children and depression in their mothers.