Epilepsy & Seizures
Data may encourage efforts to optimize therapeutic doses for maximum seizure control, say the investigators.
BALTIMORE – Functional status following surgery may not correlate with seizure-freedom status, according to the...
BALTIMORE – A family history of febrile seizures, but not a patient’s history of febrile seizures, was associated...
News from the FDA/CDC
Cesium salts are sometimes advertised as an alternative treatment for cancer.
BALTIMORE – Hippocampal sparing anterior temporal lobectomy reduced the risk of memory impairment in patients with intractable temporal lobe...
BALTIMORE – Sparing the hippocampus is associated with a higher risk of early seizure recurrence and a lower risk of...
BALTIMORE – Patients with epilepsy are at higher risk of psychiatric comorbidity than are controls, and the rate of...
Valtoco may be administered by a care partner outside of a medical setting for the treatment of frequent seizure activity that is distinct from a...
Findings support breastfeeding by mothers with epilepsy who are taking AEDs, according to the researchers.
BALTIMORE – “If you are not convinced to do early treatment,” at least “do surveillance with EEG. You will diagnose epilepsy earlier, and treat...
BALTIMORE – Misdiagnosis and delayed treatment may mean that patients end up in nursing homes diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.