Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Epilepsy surgeon dedicated to women's suffrage
5 February 2018
Today, as we mark 100 years since parliament passed an act giving some women the right to vote, we celebrate the life of Victor Horsley, pioneering epilepsy surgeon...
Epilepsy expert to talk about conditions which coexist alongside epilepsy
2 February 2018
Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander will be delivering The Sir John Monash Lecture at Monash University, Malaysia, e talking about medical ...
Research suggests epilepsy drug may affect future generations
22 January 2018
BBC 1’s Inside Out London reported on research from Konkuk University in South Korea which has suggested that disabilities caused by the epilepsy drug sodium...
Epilepsy linked to subtle changes in brain volume and thickness
19 January 2018
Latest research from Epilepsy Society shows that epilepsy is linked to subtle changes in brain volume and thickness. Scientists hope that the findings could throw new...
Clare Pelham joins expert group on sodium valproate
9 January 2018
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has joined the Sodium Valproate Expert Working Group which supports the Government's Commission on Human Medicines....
Epilepsy Society is named top epilepsy research centre in the world
5 January 2018
Epilepsy Society has been named as the top epilepsy research centre in the world, for the fourth year running. And our medical director, Professor Ley Sander, has...
Della fundraises for the sister she lost on Christmas Day
22 December 2017
Della Mead, 12, surprises mum by setting up a Facebook fundraising page in memory of her sister Laura, who died of epilepsy 10 years ago at the age of 16.
Professor prescribes ski-ing as new tonic for his patients with epilepsy
22 December 2017
An exciting new venture at Epilepsy Society is giving residents with the most complex epilepsy and associated disabilities, the chance to enjoy the freedom and thrill...
Epilepsy Society welcomes government commitment to end avoidable deaths
14 December 2017
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has welcomed an initiative by health secretary Jeremy Hunt to make the NHS the first healthcare system in the world...