New Classification of Seizures by the International League Against Epilepsy 2017.

Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2017 Jun;17(6):48. doi: 10.1007/s11910-017-0758-6. The New Classification of Seizures by the International League Against Epilepsy 2017. Fisher RS1. Author information Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review presents the newly developed International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) 2017 classification of seizure types. RECENT FINDINGS: The fundamental distinction is between seizures that begin focally… Read More New Classification of Seizures by the International League Against Epilepsy 2017.

High-Risk Prescribing in Patients With Dementia: A National Cohort Study

Ann Intern Med. 2017 Feb 7;166(3):157-163. doi: 10.7326/M16-0551. Epub 2016 Dec 6. Dual Health Care System Use and High-Risk Prescribing in Patients With Dementia: A National Cohort Study. Thorpe JM1, Thorpe CT1, Gellad WF1, Good CB1, Hanlon JT1, Mor MK1, Pleis JR1, Schleiden LJ1, Van Houtven CH1. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Recent federal policy changes… Read More High-Risk Prescribing in Patients With Dementia: A National Cohort Study

Improvement of Dream Enactment Behavior Associated With Levetiracetam Treatment in Dementia With Lewy Bodies

Felipe Batalini, Alon Avidan, Brian Moseley and John Ringman published at Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders This interesting brief case reports a patient with dementia with Lewy bodies whose dream enactment symptoms improved with Levetiracetam. This can turn to be a possible area of research given the better side effect profile of this drug in… Read More Improvement of Dream Enactment Behavior Associated With Levetiracetam Treatment in Dementia With Lewy Bodies