Tag: "ketogenic" at medical news
World Epilepsy Week - 2007
...zures if they maintain a strict diet - called the ketogenic
diet - rich in fats and low in carbohydrates. Other forms of treatment include a kind of epilepsy pacemaker implanted in the chest to sends signals to help the brain regulate its electrical signals. For some, though, their seizures are resistant to ...
A Milky Alternative to Alzheimer Drug
... That's also similar to the high-fat, low-protein ketogenic
diet sometimes used for children with severe epilepsy. Manufacturer Accera is currently hunting funding for a Phase III study, and exploring different formulations for epilepsy and other brain disorders. "We see this as a co-therapy," not a way to ...
Commonplace Sugar Compound Silences Seizures
...such as a cookie or a little piece of bread. But ketogenic
regimens can be a miserable experience. "The kids ...sult, the body can't use its own glucose. Though ketogenic
diets seem to work in many epilepsy patients in whom existing treatments have been unsuccessful, sci...
General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
...al anesthesia can be administered to children on a ketogenic
diet. A diet with high fat and low carbohydrates and proteins, causing ketosis is called a ketogenic
diet . With very few reports published on the issue, Dr. Ignacio Valencia and his team at the Childr...