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Valproic Acid is a drug used to treat epileptic seizures and bipolar disorder and to prevent migraine headaches. It is also being studied in the treatment of Kaposi sarcoma. It is a type of anticonvulsant, antimaniacal, and migraine headache prophylactic.
Valproic acid can enhance neuronal regeneration following brachial plexus root avulsion

Valproic acid can enhance neuronal regeneration following brachial plexus root avulsion

Anti-epileptic drugs, bone loss and supplements

Anti-epileptic drugs, bone loss and supplements

Study could enhance process of reprogramming adult cells into embryonic-like stem cells

Study could enhance process of reprogramming adult cells into embryonic-like stem cells

FDA: Migraine prevention medicines taken during pregnancy can impact children’s IQ

FDA: Migraine prevention medicines taken during pregnancy can impact children’s IQ

Valproate, pregnancy and IQ: an interview with Professor Kimford Meador

Valproate, pregnancy and IQ: an interview with Professor Kimford Meador

Taking antiepileptic drug valproate during pregnancy affects the IQ of children

Taking antiepileptic drug valproate during pregnancy affects the IQ of children

Novel questionnaire reliably assesses antiepileptic adverse effects in children

Novel questionnaire reliably assesses antiepileptic adverse effects in children

New evidence reveals possibility of mood-enhancing effects associated with some flavors

New evidence reveals possibility of mood-enhancing effects associated with some flavors

Vorinostat drives HIV from hiding

Vorinostat drives HIV from hiding

Scientists reprogram amniotic fluid cells without introduction of extra genes

Scientists reprogram amniotic fluid cells without introduction of extra genes

Weight gain or loss may also depend on medicines taken

Weight gain or loss may also depend on medicines taken

Substituting antiepileptic drugs may lead to increase in risk of epilepsy

Substituting antiepileptic drugs may lead to increase in risk of epilepsy

Seizure drug slows spread of uveal melanoma

Seizure drug slows spread of uveal melanoma

Long-term AED therapy may increase risk of atherosclerosis in epilepsy patients

Long-term AED therapy may increase risk of atherosclerosis in epilepsy patients

Valproic acid may increase survival for brain tumor patients

Valproic acid may increase survival for brain tumor patients

Insight into beneficial epilepsy treatments for children with autism

Insight into beneficial epilepsy treatments for children with autism

Study provides insight into effective treatments for autism spectrum disorder, seizures

Study provides insight into effective treatments for autism spectrum disorder, seizures

GSK receives FDA approval for Lamictal XR to treat partial seizures

GSK receives FDA approval for Lamictal XR to treat partial seizures

Hyperion HPN-100 phase III pivotal study for urea cycle disorders meets primary endpoint

Hyperion HPN-100 phase III pivotal study for urea cycle disorders meets primary endpoint

Matchmaker function may help cardiologists understand  the natural repair process after heart attacks

Matchmaker function may help cardiologists understand the natural repair process after heart attacks