News tagged with antiepileptic drugs
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(HealthDay)—Pregnant women who struggle with migraine headaches should never use medicines containing the ingredient valproate because they can lower the IQ scores of their children, the U.S. Food and Drug ...
Medications May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by a Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that traumatic brain injury (TBI) can significantly increase the odds of having major depression, personality impulsivity and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ...
Neuroscience Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The effects of antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy have long been a concern of clinicians and women of childbearing age whose seizures can only be controlled by medications. In 1999, a ...
Neuroscience Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children whose mothers take the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate while pregnant are at significantly increased risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, suggests a small study published online in the Journal of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 30, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Research published today in the Lancet Neurology shows that taking the antiepileptic drug valproate during pregnancy affects the IQ of children up to the age of six.
Medications Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Generic medications currently account for over 70 percent of prescriptions dispensed. However, while generic drugs are clinically bioequivalent to the brand-name version, they often differ in their physical characteristics, ...
Medications Dec 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Mild cooling of the brain after a head injury prevents the later development of epileptic seizures, according to an animal study reported this month in the Annals of Neurology.
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Brain surgery for certain difficult forms of epilepsy often reduces or eliminates seizures for more than 15 years after the procedure, according to new research by neurologists at Henry Ford Hospital.
Neuroscience Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Around one in every hundred people worldwide is affected by epilepsy, with 40 per cent of them developing the condition before the age of 15. If patients with epileptic fits do not respond to antiepileptic ...
Neuroscience Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—A prescription medication originally developed to treat epilepsy may help obese adults shed weight when combined with routine nutritional counseling, researchers say.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Epileptic and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) may look similar, but actually have different causes and treatments. Up to 20 percent of patients diagnosed with epilepsy actually have PNES, which are not treated by ...
Neuroscience Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Canada needs a national approach to managing its supply of pharmaceutical drugs, starting with a mandatory reporting system for drug shortages, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) and CPJ (Cana ...
Medications Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research has shed light on the high risk of fractures, falls, and osteoporosis among epilepsy patients using antiepileptic drugs with most patients unaware of the risks associated with taking the drugs.
Neuroscience Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Michigan State University researchers, with the help of a groundbreaking medical device, are starting a clinical trial in Africa they hope will provide relief for the hundreds of thousands of children who ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Early-initiated immunotherapy appears to be associated with improved seizure outcomes among patients with autoimmune epilepsy, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Neurology.
Immunology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0