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Predictors of outcome in childhood Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Harsita Patel, Claire Dunican, Aubrey J Cunnington,

Plasmodium falciparum malaria is classified as either uncomplicated or severe, determining clinical management and providing a framework for understanding pathogenesis. Severe malaria in children is defined by the presence of one or more features associated with adverse outcome, but there is wide variation in the predictive value of these features. ... Read more >>

Virulence (Virulence)
[2020, 11(1):199-221]

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Metabolic syndrome in people with epilepsy.

Sudhindra Vooturi, Sita Jayalakshmi,

BACKGROUND:Little is known about the association of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and quality of life (QoL) in people with epilepsy (PWE). We evaluate the trends of MetS in PWE across various age groups. We also evaluate the association of MetS and QoL in PWE. METHODS:Clinical and seizure data were collected in ... Read more >>

Epilepsy Behav (Epilepsy & behavior : E&B)
[2020, 106:106992]

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Fractures, Bone Mineral Density, and Final Height in Craniopharyngioma Patients with a Follow-up of 16 Years.

Selveta S van Santen, Daniel S Olsson, Marry M van den Heuvel-Eibrink, Mark Wijnen, Casper Hammarstrand, Joseph A M J L Janssen, Gudmundur Johansson, Aart J van der Lely, Sebastian J C M M Neggers,

CONTEXT:Pituitary hormonal deficiencies in patients with craniopharyngioma may impair their bone health. OBJECTIVE:To investigate bone health in patients with craniopharyngioma. DESIGN:Retrospective cross-sectional study. SETTING:Dutch and Swedish referral centers. PATIENTS:Patients with craniopharyngioma (n = 177) with available data on bone health after a median follow-up of 16 years (range, 1-62) were ... Read more >>

J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism)
[2020, 105(4):]

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Traditional medicine usage among adult women in Ibadan, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study.

Suellen Li, Stella Odedina, Imaria Agwai, Oladosu Ojengbede, Dezheng Huo, Olufunmilayo I Olopade,

BACKGROUND:Previous research has revealed high rates of traditional medicine usage in Nigeria. Reports of widespread contamination of herbal medicine products and higher rates of noncompliance with Western medications among traditional medicine users have raised concerns about the safety of traditional medicine use. Few studies have explored how demographic factors predict ... Read more >>

BMC Complement Med Ther (BMC complementary medicine and therapies)
[2020, 20(1):93]

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Psychiatric Comorbidities and Psychiatric Medication Use Are Highly Prevalent in Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Associate With Clinical Presentation.

Craig C Reed, S Ryanne Corder, Erin Kim, Emily Sanders, Manaswita Tappata, Swathi Eluri, Evan S Dellon,

OBJECTIVES:The prevalence of psychiatric disease in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is not fully characterized. We aimed to determine the prevalence of psychiatric disease and centrally acting medication use in a cohort of children and adults with EoE and evaluated whether psychiatric disease affects the EoE clinical presentation. METHODS:We conducted ... Read more >>

Am. J. Gastroenterol. (The American journal of gastroenterology)
[2020, :]

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Trends in prevalence and treatment of depressive symptoms in adult patients with epilepsy in the United States.

Shaun Ajinkya, Jonah Fox, Alain Lekoubou,

OBJECTIVE:Depressive symptoms are a common comorbidity among adults with epilepsy (AWE). Prior estimates regarding prevalence and treatment of depressive symptoms in AWE have been largely based on samples of tertiary care cohorts that may not be generalizable. We aimed to provide a representative population estimate of the prevalence and treatment ... Read more >>

Epilepsy Behav (Epilepsy & behavior : E&B)
[2020, 105:106973]

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Epilepsy in immigrants and Swedish-born: A cohort study of all adults 18 years of age and older in Sweden.

Per Wändell, Sten Fredrikson, Axel C Carlsson, Xinjun Li, Danijela Gasevic, Jan Sundquist, Kristina Sundquist,

PURPOSE:We aimed to study the association between country of birth and incident epilepsy in several immigrant groups using Swedish-born individuals as referents. METHOD:The study population included all adults aged 18 years and older in Sweden, living and deceased, 6,690,598 in the first-generation and 6,683,125 in the second-generation sub-study. Epilepsy was ... Read more >>

Seizure (Seizure)
[2020, 76:116-122]

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Single umbilical artery and risk of congenital malformation: population-based study in Norway.

C Ebbing, J Kessler, D Moster, S Rasmussen,

OBJECTIVES:Single umbilical artery (SUA) is associated with congenital malformations in most organ systems, but reported findings have not been consistent. While it has been suggested that genetic and persisting environmental factors influence the development of SUA, it is not known whether there is an increased risk of recurrence in a ... Read more >>

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol (Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology)
[2020, 55(4):510-515]

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Technologies, strategies and approaches for testing populations at risk of sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review protocol to inform prevention and control in EU/EEA countries.

Suzanna C Francis, Arun Parajuli, Otilia Mardh, Jane Falconer, Aura Andreasen, Emma Harding-Esch, ,

OBJECTIVES:This protocol outlines a systematic review methodology, aiming to assess the recent evidence-base for the impact of testing strategies and approaches on access to testing, testing coverage, and linkage to care for populations at risk for specific curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis, trichomoniasis, and Mycoplasma genitalium infections). ... Read more >>

Syst Rev (Systematic reviews)
[2020, 9(1):64]

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Differences in medication beliefs between pregnant women using medication, or not, for chronic diseases: a cross-sectional, multinational, web-based study.

Sonia Roldan Munoz, Angela Lupattelli, Sieta T de Vries, Peter G M Mol, Hedvig Nordeng,

OBJECTIVES:To assess whether medication beliefs differ between women who use or not use medication for their somatic chronic diseases during pregnancy and whether this association varies across diseases. DESIGN:Cross-sectional web-based survey. SETTING:Multinational study in Europe. PARTICIPANTS:Pregnant women or women with children less than 1 year old from European countries and with ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2020, 10(2):e034529]

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Migraine, headache, and mortality in women: a cohort study.

Jessica L Rohmann, Pamela M Rist, Julie E Buring, Tobias Kurth,

BACKGROUND:Migraine carries a high global burden, disproportionately affects women, and has been implicated as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Migraine with aura has been consistently associated with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. However, published evidence on relationships between migraine or non-migraine headache and all-cause mortality is inconclusive. Therefore, we ... Read more >>

J Headache Pain (The journal of headache and pain)
[2020, 21(1):27]

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Mental and somatic comorbidity of depression: a comprehensive cross-sectional analysis of 202 diagnosis groups using German nationwide ambulatory claims data.

Annika Steffen, Julia Nübel, Frank Jacobi, Jörg Bätzing, Jakob Holstiege,

BackgroundDepression is frequently accompanied by other mental disorders and various somatic diseases; however, previous comorbidity studies often relied on self-reported data and have not simultaneously assessed the entire spectrum of mental and somatic diagnoses. The aim is to provide a complete picture of mental and somatic comorbidity of depression in ... Read more >>

BMC Psychiatry (BMC psychiatry)
[2020, 20:]

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Migraine With Aura as Early Disease Marker in Hereditary Dutch-Type Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy.

Emma A Koemans, Sabine Voigt, Ingeborg Rasing, Ellis S van Etten, Erik W van Zwet, Marianne A A van Walderveen, Marieke J H Wermer, Gisela M Terwindt,

Background and Purpose- To determine whether migraine, which has often been described as an inaugural manifestation in monogenic cerebrovascular syndromes, is associated with cerebral amyloid pathology, we assessed migraine and its correlation with magnetic resonance imaging markers in Hereditary Dutch-Type Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (D-CAA or Hereditary Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis-Dutch ... Read more >>

Stroke (Stroke)
[2020, 51(4):1094-1099]

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Sex differences in factors associated with daytime sleepiness and insomnia symptoms in persons with epilepsy.

Sungyang Jo, Hyo Jae Kim, Hyun-Woo Kim, Yong Seo Koo, Sang-Ahm Lee,

Clinical factors associated with daytime sleepiness and insomnia in persons with epilepsy (PWE) were examined in this cross-sectional study of 126 participants (men, 50.8%). Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS; score of ≥11 on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)) was noted in 17.5% of participants (mean score, 6.1 ± 4.2), and moderate-to-severe insomnia (Insomnia ... Read more >>

Epilepsy Behav (Epilepsy & behavior : E&B)
[2020, 104(Pt A):106919]

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Pilomotor Seizures in a Patient With LGI1 Encephalitis.

Jinxia Yang, Qiying Sun, Guang Yang,

Limbic encephalitis (LE) with antibodies against leucine-rich glioma inactivated protein 1 (LGI1) is an autoimmune disease with variable clinical features, including seizures, cognitive disorders, psychiatric disturbances, and hyponatremia. The majority of these patients present faciobrachial dystonic seizures (FBDS), which are regarded as a characteristic symptom. A few cases have reported ... Read more >>

Front Neurol (Frontiers in neurology)
[2020, 11:61]

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Migraine, low-dose combined hormonal contraceptives, and ischemic stroke in young women: a systematic review and suggestions for future research.

Raffaele Ornello, Marianne Canonico, Gabriele S Merki-Feld, Tobias Kurth, Øjvind Lidegaard, E Anne MacGregor, Christian Lampl, Rossella Elena Nappi, Paolo Martelletti, Simona Sacco,

Introduction: Migraine and combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) increase the risk of ischemic stroke in young women; however, the contribution of low-dose (<50 μg ethinylestradiol) CHCs to the risk of ischemic stroke in young women with migraine is not well defined.Areas covered: The authors performed a systematic review of observational studies indexed ... Read more >>

Expert Rev Neurother (Expert review of neurotherapeutics)
[2020, :1-5]

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Functional Language Network Connectivity in Children of Women with Epilepsy with Selective Antenatal Antiepileptic Drug Exposure.

Ruma Madhu Sreedharan, Chandrasekharan Kesavadas, Subramonium Aiyappan, K M Anila, Amitha C Mohan, Sanjeev V Thomas,

Purpose:Children of women with epilepsy and antenatal antiepileptic drug (AED) exposure have increased risk of language dysfunction. Our objective was to compare language related functional MRI network connectivity (FC) of children with women with epilepsy with antenatal AED exposure (CAED) with that of healthy children (COAED) for delineating functional basis ... Read more >>

Ann Indian Acad Neurol (Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology)
[2020, 23(2):167-173]

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A girl with protein-losing enteropathy during a ketogenic diet: a case report.

Juan Wang, Li Jiang, Min Cheng,

BACKGROUND:A ketogenic diet (KD) is an effective treatment for intractable epilepsy in children. Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is a rarely reported but serious complication of KDs. CASE PRESENTATION:A 3-month-old female patient presented with PLE while following a KD as treatment for intractable epilepsy. She also had genovariation of the STXBP1 gene. ... Read more >>

BMC Pediatr (BMC pediatrics)
[2020, 20(1):102]

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Outcomes in three cases after brivaracetam treatment during pregnancy.

Stephanie L Paolini, Madison Pilato, Vijayalakshmi Rajasekaran, Janet F R Waters, Anto Bagic, Alexandra Urban,

BACKGROUND:Use of certain antiseizure drugs (ASDs) during pregnancy increases the risk of major congenital malformations, while less is known about newer ASDs. Based on the safety of levetiracetam, brivaracetam may be similarly safe in pregnancy; however, no cases have been published to date. AIMS OF THE STUDY:We retrospectively identified three ... Read more >>

Acta Neurol. Scand. (Acta neurologica Scandinavica)
[2020, 141(5):438-441]

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The clinical value of long - term electroencephalogram (EEG) in seizure - free populations: implications from a cross-sectional study.

Tang Xinghua, Li Lin, Fan Qinyi, Wei Yarong, Pu Zheng, Liu Zhenguo,

BACKGROUD:This study aimed to explore the clinical value of long - term electroencephalogram (LTM EEG) in seizure-free individuals taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for more than 2 years. We try to look for clinical factors associated with epileptiform activity on LTM EEG in seizure free patients. We hope that the detection of ... Read more >>

BMC Neurol (BMC neurology)
[2020, 20(1):88]

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The mortality burden attributable to nontrauma fracture for privately insured adults with epilepsy.

Daniel G Whitney, Sarah Bell, Nancy A McNamara, Edward A Hurvitz,

OBJECTIVE:Individuals with epilepsy have poor bone development and preservation throughout the lifespan and are vulnerable to nontrauma fracture (NTFx) and post-NTFx complications. However, no studies have examined the contribution of NTFx to mortality among adults with epilepsy. The objective was to determine whether NTFx is a risk factor for mortality ... Read more >>

Epilepsia (Epilepsia)
[2020, :]

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Life-threatening secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis following vagal nerve stimulator infection in a child with CHD2 myoclonic encephalopathy: a case report.

Cristiano Parisi, Santiago Candela-Cantó, Mercedes Serrano, Albert Catala, Javier Aparicio, José Hinojosa,

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a surgical treatment available for patients affected by generalized refractory epilepsy. The authors report the case of a 15-year-old girl affected by CHD2-related myoclonic encephalopathy and BLM haploinsufficiency due to a deletion of 15q25.3q26.2 region, who suffered from secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (SHLH) after a VNS ... Read more >>

Childs Nerv Syst (Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery)
[2020, :]

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Epilepsy Benchmarks Area IV: Limit or Prevent Adverse Consequence of Seizures and Their Treatment Across the Life Span.

Jana E Jones, Miya R Asato, Mesha-Gay Brown, Julia L Doss, Elizabeth A Felton, Jennifer A Kearney, Delia Talos, Penny A Dacks, Vicky Whittemore, Annapurna Poduri, ,

Epilepsy represents a complex spectrum disorder, with patients sharing seizures as a common symptom and manifesting a broad array of additional clinical phenotypes. To understand this disorder and treat individuals who live with epilepsy, it is important not only to identify pathogenic mechanisms underlying epilepsy but also to understand their ... Read more >>

Epilepsy Curr (Epilepsy currents)
[2020, 20(1_suppl):31S-39S]

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Effects of oxytocin administration on salivary sex hormone levels in autistic and neurotypical women.

Tanya L Procyshyn, Michael V Lombardo, Meng-Chuan Lai, Bonnie Auyeung, Sarah K Crockford, J Deakin, S Soubramanian, A Sule, Simon Baron-Cohen, Richard A I Bethlehem,

BACKGROUND:Oxytocin administration, which may be of therapeutic value for individuals with social difficulties, is likely to affect endogenous levels of other socially relevant hormones. However, to date, the effects of oxytocin administration on endogenous hormones have only been examined in neurotypical individuals. The need to consider multi-hormone interactions is particularly ... Read more >>

Mol Autism (Molecular Autism)
[2020, 11(1):20]

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Assisted reproductive treatment in women with epilepsy.

Sabreen Zaidan, Karl Otto Nakken, Kari M Lillestølen, Silje Alvestad, Morten I Lossius,

BACKGROUND:Women with epilepsy give birth to fewer children than women without epilepsy. We wished to compare the use of assisted reproductive technology in Norwegian women who have epilepsy with Norwegian women in general. MATERIAL AND METHOD:In an international prospective registry study, the purpose of which was to identify the teratogenic ... Read more >>

Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen. (Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke)
[2020, 140(1):]

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