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Epilepsy

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Latest Research

Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: COVID-19
  • Journal: American journal of medical genetics. Part A
  • Treatment Used: mTOR Inhibitors
  • Number of Patients: 26
  • Published —
The study researched the use of mTOR inhibitors in patients with COVID-19.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Newly-diagnosed Epilepsy
  • Journal: Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova
  • Treatment Used: Valproic Acid
  • Number of Patients: 93
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using valproic acid for the treatment of newly-diagnosed epilepsy in adolescents and adults.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Intractable Focal Epilepsy
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Multivitamin Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 30
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a multivitamin add-on therapy to a regular antiepileptic drug regimen to treat patients with intractable focal epilepsy.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Children with Epilepsy During COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Journal: Seizure
  • Treatment Used: Teleconsultation
  • Number of Patients: 153
  • Published —
This study evaluated teleconsultation for children with epilepsy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
  • Journal: Current neurology and neuroscience reports
  • Treatment Used: Antiseizure Medications Alternatives
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review discusses established and developing treatments for drug-resistant epilepsy.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy
  • Journal: Chinese medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Oxcarbazepine
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of oxcarbazepine for the treatment of children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Tonic-Clonic Seizures
  • Journal: Epilepsia
  • Treatment Used: Adjunctive Perampanel
  • Number of Patients: 858
  • Published —
This study evaluated the long-term safety and effectiveness of long-term perampanel in patients with focal to bilateral tonic-clonic seizures (FBTCS) or generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy
  • Journal: Epilepsia
  • Treatment Used: Zonisamide (ZNS) vs Topiramate (TPM)
  • Number of Patients: 73
  • Published —
This study evaluated the impact of zonisamide (ZNS) versus topiramate (TPM) on cognition (perception) in patients with epilepsy (brain disorder that causes seizures).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Sunflower Syndrome
  • Journal: Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape
  • Treatment Used: Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs) and Non-Pharmacological Strategies
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This review examined pediatric patients with Sunflower syndrome (light-induced seizures) and its treatments.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: COVID-19 in persons with epilepsy (Coronavirus)
  • Journal: Epilepsy research
  • Treatment Used: Chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine therapy
  • Number of Patients: 746
  • Published —
The study researched the use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine therapy for treating COVID-19 in persons with epilepsy (Coronavirus).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Children with Intractable Epilepsy
  • Journal: Journal of child neurology
  • Treatment Used: Lacosamide
  • Number of Patients: 4
  • Published —
This case report describes children with intractable epilepsy who developed dyskinesia (movement disorder) after treatment with lacosamide.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Posterior Fossa Medulloblastoma (MB)
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Radiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 47
  • Published —
This study analyzed the long-term outcome (>20 years) after treatment of posterior fossa medulloblastoma (MB) in childhood.