Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Brain bank a first for epilepsy
2 May 2014
The UK's first dedicated brain and tissue bank for epilepsy will help unlock the mystery of one of the world's oldest and least understood conditions says Epilepsy...
Young people with epilepsy have a higher risk of injury
24 April 2014
Children and young adults with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings compared to those without the neurological disorder, new research...
Commonly available blood-pressure drug prevents epilepsy after brain injury
23 April 2014
Between 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and may prevent further...
A single switch dictates severity of epileptic seizures
15 April 2014
A switch in the brain of people with epilepsy dictates whether their seizures will be relatively mild or lead to a dangerous and debilitating loss of consciousness,...
Sea lions develop epilepsy similar to humans
19 March 2014
Californian sea lions exposed to a toxin in algae develop a form of epilepsy that is similar to one in humans, according to a new study.