- Tag results for epilepsy
The study can determine the necessity for treatment, which may result in improved seizure control, reduction in anti-epileptic medications and reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
The recent devastating monsoon and the subsequent floods and landslides in Kerala have thrown the lives of many affected people disarray.
Recent research shows that many such epileptic disorders have a genetic component which need not always run in families.
The study, led by Ana Sebastiao in collaboration with Neil Dawson and his team at the University of Lancaster, showed how long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs impairs memory.
EEG tests showed brain waves moving out of control, mimicking patterns seen in humans with epilepsy and anxiety.
Almost one in eight Indian children between the ages of 2 to 9 years, may have at least one neurodevelopmental disorder such as epilepsy, speech and language disorders.
The drug has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects 0.6-1.5% of the global population, comprising many different syndromes and conditions, and defined by a tendency for seizures.
According to the study published in the journal BMJ Open, anxiety disorders were most common, including separation anxiety, generalised anxiety and phobias.