Epilepsy & Seizures
A registry study found that halting antiseizure medications after acute symptomatic neonatal seizures had similar outcomes to maintenance therapy...
Cannabidiol reduces seizures in Lennox Gastaut syndrome out to 3 years, but has been linked to thrombocytopenia in children also on valproic acid...
Administering vigabatrin before the first seizure may reduce the risk and severity of epilepsy, compared with conventional treatment.
The data documented a 31% reduction in seizure frequency and 28% decrease in interictal epileptiform discharges during a single listen.
The agency approved the drug for patients 1 year of age and older.
An extension study and a real-world study both show accumulating benefits over 9 years.
From the Journals
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When it comes to medical foods, the FDA has often looked the other way because the ingredients may already have been proven safe and the danger to...
Patients have a greater risk of developing posttraumatic epilepsy at 12 months post-injury if the presenting GCS score is less than 8.
Marijuana products linked to improved symptoms on a variety of fronts, research suggests, and adverse effects seem rare.
Children treated with fenfluramine experienced significantly greater reductions in the frequency of convulsive seizures than did their peers who...