In this cohort study of 10,420 adults, researchers investigated the midlife vascular and lifestyle risk factors for late-onset epilepsy. Outcomes suggest an association of hypertension, diabetes, smoking, APOE ?4 allele number, activity level, and alcohol use with late-onset epilepsy. They identified that stroke and dementia were associated with late-onset epilepsy, however, vascular and lifestyle risk factors remained significant even in the absence of stroke or dementia.
January 20, 2021
Cross-National Disparities Contribute to Heterogeneity in Patient Outcomes Following Invasive Monitoring
Although patient-specific variables were the primary determinant of seizure outcomes, cross-national disparities also contribute to heterogeneities in outcomes for patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.
January 15, 2021
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Epilepsy Treatment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region
Lack of health professionals and non-adherence to conventional epilepsy treatment are strongly associated with the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.