Tag : seizure disorder

Neurology

Mothers on Antiepileptic Meds Can Safely Breast-feed

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Clinicians often warn mothers taking AEDs not to breast-feed, but a new study provides reassurance that AED transmitted through breast milk does not cause high...
Neurology

Levetiracetam Oral Solution Recalled in US

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Lannett Company has recalled two lots of the anticonvulsant because of microbial contamination, which was identified during an evaluation of a raw material used to...
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FDA Okays Cenobamate (Xcopri) for Focal Epilepsy

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The FDA has approved cenobamate for seizures in adults with focal epilepsy based on results from two trials of more than 600 patients, as well...
Neurology

Meat, Fish, and Vegetables: New Data on Heart Disease and Stroke

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Dr Christoph Diener on interesting new results in stroke, epilepsy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and more. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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What's Hot at AAN 2019?

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‘Philly Spectacular’ is the theme of this year’s AAN Annual Meeting, says the event’s science committee chair, adding that more than 15,000 attendees are expected...
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Brain 'Pacemaker' Remodels Neural Networks to Stop Seizures

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Closed-loop brain stimulation appears to reduce focal seizures via indirect changes to neural networks over time, rather than through direct, acute suppression of ictal activity,...
Neurology

FDA Clears First Generic Version of Seizure Drug Sabril

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Generic vigabatrin is indicated as add-on therapy for the treatment of complex partial seizures in patients aged 10 and older who are refractory to several...
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Neuromodulation Devices in Migraine: The Latest

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Dr Jessica Ailani provides an update on neuromodulation devices for the acute and preventive treatment of migraines. American Headache Society and Medscape Source link...
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Prenatal Valproate Exposure May Boost ADHD Risk by Almost 50%

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New research adds to the growing body of evidence that prenatal exposure to the anti-epileptic drug valproate increases the risk of adverse neurodevelopmental effects in...
Neurology

A Type of Seizure Not to Overlook

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Dr Rahul Guha talks with Dr Hajo Martinus Hamer about how to recognize seizures arising from the insular cortex. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Self-managing Epilepsy: 'Easy to Understand, Hard to Do'

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Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with Dr Martha Sajatovic about a novel approach to helping patients manage their epilepsy and avoid unnecessary complications. Medscape Neurology Source...
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Stem Cell-Derived Neurons May Cut Recurrent Seizures

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Grafting autologous brain cells reduced epileptic seizures in animals, leading to possible future applications in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, new research reports. Medscape Medical...

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