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NICE does not recommend Epidyolex as a treatment with clobazam forDravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence ( NICE) issued draft guidance although Epidyolex (cannabidiol) has been CHMP recommended...

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Positive CHMP opinion for Epidyolex for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox?Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome

GW Pharmaceuticals plc announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted...

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Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

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EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

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Guidelines

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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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

Diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults

The guideline makes evidence-based recommendations covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of adults with epilepsy including a completely revised section on epilepsy and women’s health and new sections covering...

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Channelopathies.

Channelopathies are a heterogeneous group of disorders resulting from the dysfunction of ion channels located in the membranes of all cells and many cellular organelles. These include diseases of the nervous system (e.g., generalized epilepsy...

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Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: The neuro-cardio-respiratory connection.

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the major cause of epilepsy-related premature mortality which targets preferentially younger people. Its etiology remains unknown. Several risk factors have been identified with...

Added 3 months ago

Emergency Management of Epilepsy and Seizures.

Seizure- and epilepsy-related complications are a common cause of emergency medical evaluation, accounting for 5% of 911 calls and 1% of emergency department visits. Emergency physicians and neurologists must be able to...

Added 3 months ago

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Clinical trials

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 3 months ago

Randomized, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Cenobamate Adjunctive Therapy in PGTC Seizures

This trial is intended to study the safety and effectiveness of an new anti-epileptic drug (AED) on Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic (PGTC) Seizures. Eligible Subjects will continue to take their usual AEDs and receive either...

Added 3 months ago

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Adjunctive Brivaracetam Subjects (>=16 to 80 Years of Age) With Epilepsy

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of brivaracetam (BRV) compared to placebo (PBO) as adjunctive treatment in subjects (>=16 to 80 years of age) with partial seizures with or without secondary generalization...

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CME

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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