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Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick has a short, wavy, brown bob.

New BBC play tells story of young mum with epilepsy

26 May 2017

Tune into BBC Radio 4 on 1 June at 2.15pm for Louise Monaghan's new BBC drama Slipping through Time, about a young mum with epilepsy.

Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick has a brown, wavy bob. She is looking pensive.

Game of Thrones star tackles epilepsy

26 May 2017

Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick will be back on our screens this summer as Meera Reed in the penultimate season of the hit tv series. But first she takes on a...

Head and shoulder shots of Jennie Jacques, Leon Legge and Lewis HIne who are challenging pe0ople to #explain epilepsy

Public lack confidence in supporting people with epilepsy - new poll shows

16 May 2017

A new poll has revealed that there is a worrying lack of public confidence in knowing how to help someone who is having a seizure.

one hundred and 25 residents, family, friends and staff gathered on the grass at Epilepsy Society to form a huge number 125 in celebration of the charity's 125th birthday

Human figures celebrate Epilepsy Society's 125th birthday

3 May 2017

Marking time: one hundred and 25 residents, family, friends and staff gathered on the grass at Epilepsy Society to form a huge number 125 in celebration of the...

Woman checks her weight, standing on the weighing scales.

Maternal obesity and epilepsy - research suggests possible links

5 April 2017

Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander says research linking maternal obesity to epilepsy should be treated with caution and seen in the wider...

The two Loughborough students who designed seizure detection vest, standing side by side at the award ceremony. Both are in brown suits.

Students design winning vest to detect seizures

21 March 2017

Two 16-year-old students win award for designing a wearable vest to help detect epileptic seizures.

Audience at the conference annual conference

Epilepsy Society prepares for annual conference

17 March 2017

Epilepsy Society is preparing for our annual conference, Epilepsy: past, present and future on Saturday 18 March at Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London.

Graphic illustrating the number of times a patient sees GP before referral to neurologist

Survey shows patient experience of neurology services - including epilepsy - has deteriorated

17 March 2017

Survey shows patient experience of neurology services - including epilepsy - has deteriorated in the last two years.

 

Apple Epi/Watch that can be worn to record seizures

Research using Apple watch links epileptic seizures to stress and missed sleep

22 February 2017

New research using an Apple Watch app to track seizures in people with epilepsy finds that the most common triggers are often stress and missed sleep.

Walter Swinburn wearing a blue cap outside the riding stables, and stroking the head of a horse

Walter Swinburn's death an accident, inquest finds

14 February 2017

Legendary jockey Walter Swinburn died as a result of an accident at his home in Belgravia, an inquest has heard.

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