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Anti-epileptic drugs ‘increase risk of fracture in older adults’


January 11th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has found that most anti-epileptic drugs are associated with an increased risk of non-traumatic fracture in individuals 50 years of age and older.Nathalie Jetté, of ... Read more...

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Best treatment for childhood epilepsy suggested


March 13th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) One of the oldest available anti-seizure medications, ethosuximide, is the most effective treatment for childhood absence epilepsy, a new study says. The study group compared three medications typically used ... Read more...

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Best treatment for childhood epilepsy identified


March 13th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Doctors at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital have claimed that ethosuximide, one of the oldest available anti-seizure medications, is the most effective treatment for childhood absence epilepsy.The experts reported ... Read more...

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Deprived of a sense of smell, roundworms have longer lifespans


October 24th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that roundworms sense of smell plays a crucial role in controlling their metabolism and life span.The study suggests that roundworms deprived ... Read more...

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Epilepsy drug can prevent seizures in rats


March 7th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Researchers at Yale University School of Medicine have discovered that a drug already used to control a type of epileptic seizure can also prevent future seizures in rats.Epilepsy ... Read more...

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Early treatment may help curb development of epilepsy


December 14th, 2007 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Yale University have shown the possibility to suppress the development of epilepsy in its early stages.This, they say, might help open the door to treating ... Read more...

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