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Pregnant women with epilepsy 'at greater risk of death, delivery complications'

From medicalnewstoday.com

Pregnant women may have greater risk of adverse complications and death during delivery if they have epilepsy, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology. Researchers found pregnant women with epilepsy are at greater risk of maternal death and delivery complications than those without the disorder.

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over 1 year

The Genetic Link Between Autism and Epilepsy

From theatlantic.com

A globetrotting quest to understand the overlap may lead to treatments for both. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > Five years ago, pediatric neurologist Joseph Gleeson reached out to a doctor in Libya, seeking assistance with some…

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5 months

Flu Vaccine: A Matter of Life or Death?

By Epilepsy Connect Staff — From cdc.gov

— The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says everyone age 6 months and older should get an annual flu vaccine. But, for people with epilepsy, it’s especially important.
Most people who get the flu have just mild illness and can recover in less than two weeks.

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about 5 years