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Recognizing and preventing epilepsy-related mortality

Recognizing and preventing epilepsy-related mortality http://tinyurl.com/gp8oojy Orrin Devinsky, MD, Tanya Spruill, PhD, David Thurman, MD, PhD and Daniel Friedman, MD, MSc +SHOW AFFILIATIONS | + SHOW FULL DISCLOSURES Correspondence to Dr. Devinsky: od4@nyu.edu Published online before print December 16, 2015doi:http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002253Neurology February 23, 2016 vol. 86 no. 8 779-786 ABSTRACT Epilepsy is associated with a high rate of premature mortality from direct and indirect effects of seizures, epilepsy, and antiseizure therapies. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the second leading neurologic cause of total lost potential life-years after stroke, … Continue reading

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Cause of death and predictors of mortality in a community-based cohort of people with epilepsy

Cause of death and predictors of mortality in a community-based cohort of people with epilepsy http://tinyurl.com/hdbgazx Mark R. Keezer, MDCM, MSc, FRCP(C), Gail S. Bell, MB, ChB, MD, Aidan Neligan, PhD, MRCP, Jan Novy, MD, PhD and Josemir W. Sander, MD, PhD, FRCP +SHOW AFFILIATIONS| + SHOW FULL DISCLOSURES Correspondence to Dr. Sander: l.sander@ucl.ac.uk Published online before print January 15, 2016doi:http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002390Neurology February 23, 2016 vol. 86 no. 8 704-712 ABSTRACT Objective: The risk of premature mortality is increased in people with epilepsy. The reasons for this and how it … Continue reading

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Midlife milk consumption and substantia nigra neuron density at death

Midlife milk consumption and substantia nigra neuron density at death http://tinyurl.com/jjwookb Robert D. Abbott, PhD, G. Webster Ross, MD, Helen Petrovitch, MD, Kamal H. Masaki, MD, Lenore J. Launer, PhD, James S. Nelson, MD, Lon R. White, MD and Caroline M. Tanner, MD, PhD +SHOW AFFILIATIONS | + SHOW FULL DISCLOSURES Correspondence to Dr. Abbott: rda3e@virginia.edu Published online before print December 9, 2015, doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002254 Neurology February 9, 2016 vol. 86 no. 6 512-519 ABSTRACT Objective: To examine the relationship between midlife milk intake and Parkinson disease (PD) incidence through associations with substantia … Continue reading

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