Epilepsy & Seizures
An internist describes the benefits and risks of using cannabidiol to treat various conditions.
A prospective study of patients with intractable epilepsy may indicate physiologic changes that protect against phenomena that lead to SUDEP.
BANGKOK – Designed to be consumed with regular foods, this beverage shows preliminary evidence of an antiseizure effect.
BANGKOK – Fulminant cerebral edema was the leading cause of death.
BANGKOK – Four of five neuronal autoantibody-positive chronic epilepsy patients had skin reactions to their antiepileptic drugs.
PHILADELPHIA – Nearly a quarter of adults with epilepsy have moderate or severe insomnia, and insomnia symptoms are associated with depression,...
PHILADELPHIA – Identifying patients at high risk of readmission could reduce their financial and clinical burdens....
PHILADELPHIA – Symptoms reported most commonly were twitching/tremors, confusion, difficulty talking, impaired/loss of consciousness, stiffening,...
Vaccine-proximate febrile seizures accounted only for a small proportion of febrile seizures in the study.
These findings suggest a lack of awareness of the teratogenic risks of valproate and topiramate on the part of physicians and patients.