Epilepsy and Social Functioning in Autism
A study from South Korea suggests epilepsy may have a direct effect on certain autistic symptoms.
Interesting Neuro: Parkinson Rates & Zika News
Our July news includes the Alzheimer-diabetes link, increased rates of Parkinson, and guidelines for acute migraine treatment in the ED.
Pregnancy Outcomes with Pregabalin Use
In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara highlights possible birth defects resulting from women taking pregabalin during pregnancy.
Fertility Treatment & Epilepsy of Genetic Origin
This study is the first to evaluate a possible link between parental infertility or fertility treatment and idiopathic generalized epilepsy.
Modeling Simulations to Predict AED Efficacy
Researchers used simulations to predict the outcomes of epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures converting to Aptiom monotherapy (800 mg QD).
Potential Treatment for SRSE
Research leading up to the ongoing phase 3 trial of SAGE-547, a potential drug for super-refractory status epilepticus, was presented at AAN 2016.
Treating Refractory Partial Onset Seizures
One-year results from the PREVAIL OLE extension trial discuss the safety and efficacy of topiramate for refractory partial onset seizures.
Neuro News Roundup: Consequences of Neuro Conditions
Neurologic conditions, such as epilepsy, migraine, and stroke, often have real-world consequences, such as those described in three new studies.
Antiepileptic Drug Choice: Patient vs Neurologist
Do you and your patients with epilepsy agree on treatment decisions? A national survey compares AED attribute preferences of patients and neurologists.
Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer & Parkinson insights
Our May news includes memory replay disruption in Alzheimer disease, impulse control disorder in Parkinson disease, and return to play in TBI.