Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
How our research team ran to fund a brand new TMS-EEG chair
30 January 2019
Our Director of Genomics and his research team ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise money for a new TMS-EEG chair and it has arrived.
Epilepsy Society's medical director advises people not to stockpile epilepsy medication
18 January 2019
Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander is advising people with epilepsy not to stockpile medication themselves.
Anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam is now available for children in Wales
9 January 2019
Children aged four years and older in Wales will have access to the anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam as a new treatment option.
Gov pledges to exempt epilepsy from latest emergency medicine plans post-Brexit
8 January 2019
The Government has promised to exempt people with epilepsy from its most recent plans for potential post-Brexit medicine shortages.
Research is bringing new hope of two different treatments to prevent seizures
8 January 2019
Two new treatments are being developed for people with epilepsy, that may offer hope of better seizure control in the future.
Data shows blood-test can distinguish between epileptic and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
4 January 2019
A recent study shows a bio-marker based blood test can accurately distinguish epilepsy seizures from psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES).
Doctors must review all women on sodium valproate as data shows UK-wide differences
19 December 2018
Healthcare professionals including GPs and pharmacists are being reminded to identify and review all women who are taking the epilepsy medication sodium valproate,...
Genetic research leads to better understanding of common epilepsies
11 December 2018
Researchers have thrown a new light on the important role that genetics play in some of the most common epilepsies.