Latest Anticonvulsants Stories
Researchers have modified zebrafish to replicate a rare form of childhood epilepsy, in order to study the effects of a drug on such illnesses, and have found that it prevents seizures in the sample group.
The anti-seizure drug valproate has been shown to be extremely effective, but a new study has found that it increases the risk of pregnant women giving birth to a child with spina bifida or hypospadias when taken in higher doses.
As Businessweek published on August 16, a new lawsuit alleges that Abbott engaged in racketeering when it led an effort to market Depakote for unapproved uses.
A study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that a fifth of U.S. neurologists appear unaware of serious drug safety risks associated with various anti-epilepsy drugs, potentially jeopardizing the health of patients who could be just as effectively treated with safer alternative medications.
The lawyer and consumer rights advocate from the Driscoll Firm, P.C., points to a study cited by the FDA, indicating a connection between pregnant women using migraine headache medications such
d’Oliveira & Associates is investigating allegations that this drug may be linked to birth defects like cleft lip or palate.
Children whose mothers took antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) while pregnant are at increased risk of early development issues.
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.