Category list : Epilepsy
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Obesity during pregnancy is associated with a 3.5-times increased future risk of type 2 diabetes in the child, according to UK researchers.
A group of drugs often prescribed for epilepsy and neuropathic pain are linked to an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, according to a study by international researchers from Sweden, the UK and the US.
New best practice training guidelines have been published for professional carers administering buccal (ormomucosal) midazolam for epilepsy patients in the community.
New guidance has been produced to support nurses with the “difficult” conversations they may face when discussing pregnancy with women and girls who are prescribed the drug valproate.
A major trial involving nursing academics and nearly 30 health service trusts is to investigate the best way of treating and managing childhood epilepsy.
Spinal surgery for babies in the womb is among new, innovative treatments that will be routinely available on the NHS for the first time, NHS England has announced.
Nurses recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list earlier this year have been presented with their British Empire Medals.
Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but they increase the risk of adverse events, according to a review summarised by an NIHR Signal
Specialist nurses are avoiding costs for their trusts by developing innovative services that keep children with epilepsy out of hospital, according to new analysis.
Prestigious charity award for Liverpool epilepsy specialist nurseVideoSubscription
The trustees of the charity Epilepsy Action, have chosen Dr Janine Winterbottom as the recipient of the charity’s most prestigious honour – the Lord Hastings Award.