Category: "Alzheimer’s"

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease More Likely To Experience Recurring Epileptic Seizures

Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease More Likely To Experience Recurring Epileptic Seizures

Clinicians Should Monitor and Treat Seizures in Persons with Dementia FROM THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019 Individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease experience epileptic seizures up to six-and-a-half times more often than people without dementia, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles. Also reported at AAIC 2019, persons with […]

Antiepileptic drugs linked with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, says research

Antiepileptic drugs linked with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, says research

According to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE, antiepileptic drugs are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.   The clinical investigation, led by Heidi Taipale from the University of Eastern Finland, evaluated the data of nearly 100,000 individuals with dementia […]

Study: ‘Silent Seizures’ A Clue To Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s Disease

Study: ‘Silent Seizures’ A Clue To Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s Disease

“Silent seizures” deep within the brain may hold a clue as to what causes memory loss in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and may help one day lead to new treatments for the 5 million Americans who suffer from this debilitating disease.   Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine had observed abnormal, episodic electrical activity in […]

Mechanism explains how seizures may lead to memory loss

Mechanism explains how seizures may lead to memory loss

Although it’s been clear that seizures are linked to memory loss and other cognitive deficits in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, how this happens has been puzzling. In a study published in the journal Nature Medicine, a team of researchers reveals a mechanism that can explain how even relatively infrequent seizures can lead to long-lasting cognitive […]

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