Levetiracetam has been found to improve cognitive functions, like learning and memory, in people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease who also have epileptic brain activity,
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The study was made between 2007 and 2012. It included 54 people. ‘Epileptic activity associated with Alzheimer’s disease deserves increased attention because it has a harmful impact on these patients, can easily go unrecognized and untreated, and may reflect pathogenic processes that also contribute to other aspects of the illness,’ researchers wrote.