seizure

Anti-epileptic drug during pregnancy associated with increased risk of autism
Anti-epileptic drug during pregnancy associated with increased risk of autism (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Maternal use of valproate (a drug used for the treatment of epilepsy and other neuropsychological disorders) during pregnancy was associated with a significantly increased risk of autism in offspring. The authors caution that these findings must be balanced against the ... Read More »

Developmental delays in children following prolonged seizures
Developmental delays in children following prolonged seizures (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the UK determined that developmental delays are present in children within six weeks following convulsive status epilepticus (CSE)—a seizure lasting longer than thirty minutes. The study appearing today in Epilepsia, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of ... Read More »

Seizures and epilepsy in children with intracerebral hemorrhage
Seizures and epilepsy in children with intracerebral hemorrhage (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study conducted at three tertiary care pediatric hospitals, Lauren A. Beslow, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the of the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., and colleagues examined the incidence and risk factors for seizures and epilepsy in ... Read More »

A trigger for epileptic seizures
A trigger for epileptic seizures (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that a biological mechanism long suspected in epilepsy is capable of triggering the brain seizures – opening the door for studies to seek improved treatments or even preventative therapies. Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s ... Read More »

 
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