— New research adds to dangers of valproate use for women of childbearing age.
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— Prevalence of migraine increases when several relatives have seizure disorders, researchers say.
— Stress activated brain response for some patients in preliminary research.
— Survey finds significant gaps in knowledge.
— Among people aged 12 and older
— Children's scores at age 6 were lower if moms took valproate.
— Study found patients on anti-seizure meds were less likely to refill such prescriptions.
— Those caused by fever don't appear to harm brain function.
— Research is preliminary, but could encourage more people with depression and epilepsy to try meds.
— Zonisamide plus nutritional counseling worked for certain obese adults, but not without side effects.