Epilepsy & Seizures
BANGKOK – “We don’t treat the whale; we treat the spout.” – Dr. Martin J. Brodie
BANGKOK – A less stringent version of the standard low–glycemic-index diet proved effective in reducing seizure frequency in children and teens...
BANGKOK – Statin initiation upon hospitalization for acute ischemic stroke was linked to a major antiseizure benefit in a Japanese study.
BANGKOK – High-frequency oscillations are considered a top candidate as long-sought potential biomarker for epilepsy.
BANGKOK – Four of five neuronal autoantibody-positive chronic epilepsy patients had skin reactions to their antiepileptic drugs.
LOS ANGELES – In one cohort study, nearly 70% of Alzheimer’s disease patients who had one seizure had another within months, and seizures were...
The findings appear to support the need for developing disease-modifying treatments for patients with epilepsy.
From the Journals
“Associations were stronger in [dementia] cases diagnosed before the age of 80 years,” the researchers noted.
“This finding might lead to a more time-efficient intracranial presurgical investigation of focal epilepsy by reducing the need to record...
Unregulated use of cannabidiol was the chief concern of many physicians.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved midazolam (Nayzilam) nasal spray for the acute treatment of intermittent, stereotypic episodes of...