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Runs of premature atrial complexes ( PACs ) are common in stroke patients and perceived to be clinically insignificant, but their prognostic significance is unclear. A study has investigated the ass ...


A study has evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of intravenous Lacosamide ( LCM-iv ) under routine conditions in daily clinical practice as a prospective registry. Patients with any type of sei ...


Few studies have systematically investigated insomnia in adults with epilepsy. Researchers have performed a prospective cross-sectional investigation of the prevalence, severity, and comorbidities ...


White matter is diffusely altered in tuberous sclerosis complex ( TSC ), and these alterations appear to be more evident in subjects with a more severe neurologic phenotype. However, little is known ...


Adipokines, especially leptin and adiponectin, have gained increasing importance in pathophysiology of various neurological diseases including epilepsy. There are experimental data suggesting a role ...


The aim of a study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the new antiepileptic drug Brivaracetam ( Briviact ) as add-on treatment for drug-resistant partial epilepsy using meta-analytical techniq ...


A new way of using MRI scanners to look for evidence of multiple sclerosis in the brain has been successfully tested by researchers at The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals ...


Men who have high levels of urate, also known as uric acid, in their blood may be less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the Neurology, the medical journal of th ...


The fact that obesity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and some cancers is well known. But a new Iowa State University study adds to the growing evidence that memory loss should also be a ...


Autonomic dysfunction frequently occurs in the context of Parkinson disease ( PD ) and may precede onset of motor symptoms. Limited data exist on the prospective association of heart rate variability ...


The use of statins may not be associated with lowering risk for Parkinson's disease ( PD ), according to a new study led by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and National Institute of Envi ...


Brivaracetam ( UCB 34714; Briviact ) is an add-on treatment for adult patients with partial seizures. Similar to Levetiracetam ( Keppra ), Brivaracetam acts as a high-affinity ligand of the synaptic v ...


The objective of a study was to reach consensus among physicians treating patients with Parkinson's disease ( PD ) regarding key patient characteristics that indicate transition to advanced PD ( APD ) ...


The use of Cannabis with higher delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol content has been associated with greater risk, and earlier onset, of psychosis. However, the effect of Cannabis potency on brain morphology ...


The hepatitis C virus may be associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurol ...