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The World's preeminent association of health care professionals and scientists working toward a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy
NEW Neonatal Seizure Classification
The ILAE Task Force on Neonatal Seizures has created a classification for seizures in the neonate, which is intended to become the ILAE position on the classification for seizures in this age group. As part of the approval and adoption process, the League asks its members to review and comment on the proposed classification prior to October 15.
The Swiss League Against Epilepsy is helping to increase knowledge about epilepsy with its annual research grant of CHF 25,000. This year, applications are invited for two further awards: the Alfred Hauptmann Award and the Prize for Best Dissertation in the field of epileptology. The application deadline for all awards is 31 December 2018.
11 October, 2018
Our model determined that immediate AED treatment is preferable to deferred treatment in adult first-seizure patients over a wide and clinically relevant range of variables. Furthermore, our analysis suggests that the 10-year seizure recurrence rate that justifies AED treatment (38.0%) is substantially lower than the 60% threshold used in the current definition of epilepsy.
9 October, 2018
On September 3rd, 2018 the French President, Emmanuel Macron, nominated Marco Medina as Chevalier de la Légion d´Honneur, the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits.
8 October, 2018
In just over 4 minutes you will see epilepsy in a new light. This one of a kind short film simulates a seizure in an animated, artistic and compassionate manner suitable for people of all ages. It portrays the courage and hope of a little girl that in spite of her illness never gives up and keeps going.
1 October, 2018
Primary objective was to characterize the magnitude and time course of pregnancy-related clearance changes for different antiepileptic drugs (AEDs): levetiracetam, oxcarbazepine, topiramate, phenytoin, and valproate.
25 September, 2018
The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official publications in original peer-reviewed articles that communicate the latest in epilepsy research.
Identifying the educational needs of physicians in pediatric epilepsy in order to improve care: results from a needs assessment in Germany, Spain, and the United States
Suzanne Murray, Sara Labbé, Sanjeev Kothare, Ignacio Málaga, Gerhard Kluger, Patti Ogden, Patrice Lazure, Alexis Arzimanoglou
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