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Epilepsy Tied With Increased Death Risk in Dialysis

Nearly 1 in 10 patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has epilepsy, and the disorder as well as a commonly prescribed medication for it are associated with an increased risk of premature death, a new study found. According to the authors, seizures are a known complication of uremia, hemodialysis, medications such as antibiotics, and comorbidities…

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