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Pandemic reassurance for people with epilepsy

Pandemic reassurance for people with epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists may need to tackle some unnecessary anxiety among their patients, many of whom were misled in mid-March when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention included epilepsy on a list of conditions that might predispose to worse symptoms of COVID-19.

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Aiming to improve virtual encounters for epilepsy

Aiming to improve virtual encounters for epilepsy

As more health interventions move to a virtual platform because of COVID-19, researchers have reported that virtual interactions in a program designed to help epilepsy patients self-manage cognitive dysfunction didn’t improve patient outcomes to the extent that in-person office visits did.

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Depression in epilepsy: Screening is free, easy, crucial

Depression in epilepsy: Screening is free, easy, crucial

It’s no surprise that people with epilepsy are more likely to suffer from depression. But the reverse is also true to an unusual extent, a conundrum that makes researchers think beyond which came first: Just how tightly are these two conditions intertwined?

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The growing challenge of epilepsy in the elderly

The growing challenge of epilepsy in the elderly

The incidence of new-onset seizures in the elderly population is increasing. With comparatively few studies of new-onset seizures in the elderly, and no specific guideline for treating elderly patients with seizures, physicians are challenged to determine the best treatment approaches for these patients.

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