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Keen horse rider, Alyce Jayne Stockdale, 21 of Burnley in Lancashire is the first person in the UK to be treated for epilepsy by undergoing deep brain stimulation, an operation which inserts electrodes into the brain.
Singing sensation Susan Boyle, has spoken up about her epilepsy in an interview with the Daily Mail. She said: “At school I used to faint a lot. It’s something I’ve never talked about. I had epilepsy.
Congratulations to Thai boxing champion Andrew Lofthouse who is one of the first people to be offered the chance to be a torchbearer for the London 2012 Olympics. Andrew from Oldham who is a Thai boxing instructor, referee and judge is also the prime carer for his mum who has had a series of illnesses, and his aunt who has epilepsy.
People living in Epilepsy Society’s residential care homes are celebrating after learning they can keep the mobility element of their disability living allowance (DLA).
Prevention of avoidable death in epilepsy was debated by MP Steve McCabe and others at Westminster Hall on 29 November.A response was given by Paul Burstow, minister for care services.
A scene from the latest Twilight film, 'Breaking Dawn: Part One', has triggered seizures in cinemas across the US. If you have photosensitive epilepsy, please be aware that you may be affected by the flashes of red, black and white during the film.
Epilepsy Society’s Professor Ley Sander talks about sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in a podcast for the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
A $1.4 million grant has been given to the University of Iowa to investigate the causes, predictors and methods of preventing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
People living in residential care should be allowed to keep the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) if the rights of disabled people are to be preserved. That was the finding of The Low Review, an independent study of personal mobility in state-funded residential care.
Epilepsy Society’s London regional manager, Suzannah Clarke, has made the headlines after speaking out about her own diagnosis of epilepsy - just weeks before she was due to sing at the opening ceremony of Euro 96 football championships.
Duke University Medical Centre in North Carolina, which has research links with Epilepsy Society, has been awarded a $25 million federal grant to research epilepsy.The money, which equates to more than £15 million, is to study the genetics of epilepsy and ultimately develop new treatments.