As clinicians, we can daily apply knowledge learned from a few patients with pure amnesia to patients we see often—those who have memory deficits, such as so-called Mild Cognitive Impairment and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's.
There’s no apparent difference in efficacy or safety between anti-epileptic drugs diazepam and lorazepam in treating pediatric status epilepticus (SE)—a finding that challenges the results of some studies.
The Alzheimer drug may help repair some damage caused by stroke. In a rodent model, treated animals showed improved motor behavior and restored sensory mapping in the cortex. Here, more about the proposed mechanism.
Recent studies are showing that patients with autoimmune associated epilepsy may respond favorably to immunosuppression and that many of affected patients lack the full-fledged syndromes that have received so much attention.