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Phase III study of Brabafen in Dravet Syndrome published in JAMA Neurology.- Zogenix

Using Brabafen (fenfluramine) from Zogenix in an antiseizure medication regimen that includes the anticonvulsant stiripentol significantly reduces seizures in Dravet...

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FDA approves Xcopri to treat partial-onset seizures in adults. - SK Biopharma

SK Biopharmaceuticals, Co., Ltd., and its U.S. subsidiary SK Life Science, Inc. announced that the FDA approved Xcopri (cenobamate tablets)...

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Study 017 trial of safety and efficacy of YKP 3089 in focal seizures published in The Lancet Neurology.- SK Life Science

SK Life Science announced The Lancet Neurology has published results from Study 017, a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, dose-response study...

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Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The epgonline.org team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

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Guidelines

Cannabis-based medicinal products

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

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Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care.

Added 7 years ago

Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral

This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.

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Journal articles

Evolution of concepts in epilepsy surgery.

At the time of the first meeting of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in 1909, surgical treatment for epilepsy had been accepted as an alternative therapy for over two decades, but was rarely practiced, considered a last resort...

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Efficacy, retention, and safety of brivaracetam in adult patients with genetic generalized epilepsy.

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability, and retention of brivaracetam (BRV) in genetic generalized epilepsy (GGE) in real-life practice.

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Epigenetics and epilepsy prevention: The therapeutic potential of adenosine and metabolic therapies.

This review will discuss epigenetic mechanisms implicated in epilepsy development as well as metabolic and biochemical interactions thought to drive epileptogenesis.

Added 2 months ago

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Clinical trials

Study to Assess Intracerebroventricular (ICV) Delivery of CT-010 in Subjects With Focal Seizures, With Temporal Lobe Onset With or Without Secondary Generalization

This is a Phase 2 double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the safety and efficacy of ICV delivery of CT-010 via an implantable pump and a cranial port and dual lumen catheter (CIC) in subjects with focal seizures...

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A Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Perampanel Administered as an Adjunctive Therapy in Pediatric Participants With Childhood Epilepsy

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of perampanel as measured by the 50 percent (%) responder rate during the maintenance period of the core study for seizure frequency in participants with pediatric epileptic syndrome...

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A Study to Test the Efficacy and Safety of Padsevonil as Treatment of Focal-onset Seizures in Adult Subjects With Drug-resistant Epilepsy (DUET)

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of the 3 selected dose regimens of padsevonil (PSL) administered concomitantly with up to 3 anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) compared with placebo for treatment...

Added 6 months ago

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Epilepsy: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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Epilepsy: clinical review

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