Driving status and attitudes of patients with epilepsy holding a driving license in eastern China - Zhang Z, Zhang J, Fu Y, Cao Y, Wang S, Fang J.
PURPOSE: Patients with epilepsy (PWE) remain completely and permanently banned from driving under the latest changes to China's laws. The twoaims of this study were, firstly, to evaluate the driving status of PWE with a driving license and the determinants... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Self-injurious thoughts and behaviors in Russian patients with epilepsy: a prospective observational study - Zinchuk M, Kustov G, Pashnin E, Rider F, Sviatskaya E, Popova S, Voinova N, Yakovlev A, Guekht A.
OBJECTIVE: A two-stage study aimed to estimate the prevalence of different types of self-injurious behaviors (suicidal ideation (SI), suicide attempts (SA), and nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI)) in Russian patients with epilepsy (PWE), to identify factors as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Excess Mortality Seen for People With Epilepsy
FRIDAY, March 24, 2023 -- People with epilepsy (PWE) have excess mortality, even those without comorbidities and receiving monotherapy, according to a study published online March 22 in Neurology. Hye-Jin Moon, M.D., Ph.D., from Soonchunhyang... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Association of posttraumatic epilepsy with long-term functional outcomes in individuals with severe traumatic brain injury - Pease M, Mallela AN, Elmer J, Okonkwo DO, Shutter L, Barot N, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Castellano JF.
OBJECTIVE: Nearly one-third of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients develop post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE). The relationship between PTE and long-term outcomes is unknown. We tested if, after controlling for injury severity and age, PTE is associate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Mortality Risk in Epilepsy: New Data Mortality Risk in Epilepsy: New Data
A study of nearly 140,000 people with epilepsy shows a twofold increased risk for death compared with the general population, irrespective of comorbidities or disease severity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - March 23, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Suicide in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease: a retrospective case-control study - Kennis M, Hale EW, Hemendinger E, Davis R, Ojemann SG, Strom L, Klepitskaya O.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS), a treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD), has been associated with suicidality. We conducted a case-control study comparing suicide in four pairs of cohorts: PD patients with DBS or not, epilepsy patients with resection surgery... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
What Are Presentations of Neurocysticercosis?
Discussion Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the most common parasitic CNS infection world-wide. It is caused by the larval stage of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. It is endemic in Southeast Asia including the Indian Subcontinent, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. It is becoming more common in other areas of the world because of immigration and the overall ease of travel. The basic Taenia lifecycle is that humans eat un- or undercooked pork (pigs are the intermediate host) that is invested with the larvae called cysterici. The adult tapeworm forms in the human gastrointestinal tract and eggs are produced. Humans are the de...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 20, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Criminal liability and epilepsy: a case report of a postictal attempted homicide from Tunisia - Omri S, Smaoui N, Feki R, Gassara I, Zouari L, Ben Thabet J, Maalej M, Maalej Bouali M, Charfi N.
INTRODUCTION: Epileptic patients charged with a serious offense may be referred by courts for forensic psychiatric examination, which may pose a legal challenge. Therefore, a detailed examination is necessary to assist the courts in making the right decisi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Wake Forest University study finds fear of public places is common in adults with epilepsy
About 5.1 million people in the U.S. have a history of epilepsy, which causes repeated seizures. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. While current research has shown an increase in anxiety and depression among people with epilepsy, little is known about this population and agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder that involves the fear of being in a public place or in a situation that might cause panic or embarrassment. However, a recent study … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 14, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news
Distressing Childhood Dreams; Bilingualism and Epilepsy; Clock-Drawing Test Meets AI
(MedPage Today) -- Regular distressing dreams during childhood were significantly associated with higher risks of developing cognitive impairment or Parkinson's disease by age 50. (eClinicalMedicine) Alzheimer's blood biomarkers of phosphorylated... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 8, 2023 Category: Neurology Source Type: news
Epilepsy in Nursing Homes: The Need for Education Epilepsy in Nursing Homes: The Need for Education
Andrew N. Wilner, MD, and Ilo E. Leppik, MD, discuss research presented at the American Epilepsy Society meeting.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 1, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Advances in care for medication-resistant epilepsy
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son is in his 20s and has had epilepsy for years. He had undergone extensive evaluation over a decade ago. Lately, his medication hasn't been effectively preventing seizures. What are some of the innovations available to provide him the chance of seizure freedom and improve his quality of life? ANSWER: An epilepsy diagnosis can be challenging for anyone. Epilepsy can be frustrating because of the unpredictability of seizures and the challenge many people… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 1, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Cannabidiol for Absence Epilepsy: More to Learn Cannabidiol for Absence Epilepsy: More to Learn
Andrew N. Wilner, MD, and Selim Benbadis, MD, discuss cannabidiol for absence epilepsy.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 28, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news
What Tops an EEG for Epilepsy Diagnosis? What Tops an EEG for Epilepsy Diagnosis?
Andrew N. Wilner, MD, and Jacqueline French, MD, discuss the diagnosis of epilepsy and the use of remote adjudication of patients in clinical trials.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 27, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news
NPPA fixes retail price of 74 drug formulations
The NPPA said it has also revised the ceiling price of 80 scheduled formulations (NLEM 2022) including the one to treat epilepsy and neutropenia. The ceiling price of one tablet (200mg) of Sodium Valproate has been fixed at Rs 3.20. Similarly, the ceiling price of Filgrastim injection (one vial) has been fixed at Rs 1,034.51. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 27, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news