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  1. Restrict Valproate, EMA Committee Urges

    Restrict Valproate, EMA Committee Urges

    Another Depakote Warning. The European Medicine Agency (EMA)’s Pharmacovigilance and Risk Assessment Committee has recommended strengthening the restrictions on the use of valproate in women of childbearing age. This is because of the risk for malformations and developmental problems in children exposed to valproate during pregnancy. The committee recommends that...

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  2. HOT TOPIC RESEARCH: Vaccines and Seizures

    HOT TOPIC RESEARCH: Vaccines and Seizures

    A new study that researched the correlation between pediatric vaccinations and seizures found that if seizures were triggered by vaccines, the majority were found to have an underlying cause, predisposing them to developing seizures/epilepsy. STUDY RESULTS: 1. The majority of children (65%) diagnosed with new-onset epilepsy related to the administration of...

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