This systematic review identified studies related to late-onset epilepsy (LOE) to investigate the association between LOE and subsequent stroke and Alzheimer dementia.
Researchers performed a systematic review of PubMed literature until May2020 including clinical sequencing studies that utilized next-generation sequencing (NGS) in individuals with epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or intellectual disability (ID).
Dementia and epilepsy have a bi-directional relationship as either condition has approximately a 2-fold probability of developing the other.
While statins have both good and bad outcomes in the realm of neuropsychiatry, researchers looked at the possible associations with statins and suicidality, depression, anxiety, and seizures.
The FDA also approved Vimpat Injection for use in pediatric patients 4 years of age and older.
Maternal use of valproic acid during pregnancy may increase risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring.
Treatment of veterans with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures PNES using video telehealth is associated with significant seizure reduction.
The product is a ready-to-dilute, room temperature stable formulation of fosphenytoin for IV injection, which allows for point-of-care storage.
Direct imaging with high-density electroencephalography may localize seizure onset zone prior to surgery planning in patients with focal epilepsy.
Patients with new-onset focal epilepsy with subtle seizures experience prolonged time to diagnosis.