Cardiac arrhythmias associated with long QT syndrome could explain an association with seizures, but researchers looked at other mechanisms.
Epilepsy and Seizure
A study from South Korea suggests epilepsy may have a direct effect on certain autistic symptoms.
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This study is the first to evaluate a possible link between parental infertility or fertility treatment and idiopathic generalized epilepsy.
Researchers used simulations to predict the outcomes of epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures converting to Aptiom monotherapy (800 mg QD).
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.
One-year results from the PREVAIL OLE extension trial discuss the safety and efficacy of topiramate for refractory partial onset seizures.
Neurologic conditions, such as epilepsy, migraine, and stroke, often have real-world consequences, such as those described in three new studies.
Do you and your patients with epilepsy agree on treatment decisions? A national survey compares AED attribute preferences of patients and neurologists.