Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Epilepsy Society's chief executive retires
12 April 2013
Epilepsy Society’s chief executive Graham Faulkner is standing down after more than a decade leading the UK's medical charity for people affected by epilepsy.
Drug trial for treatment of tuberous sclerosis
10 April 2013
A new trial is underway to see if a tumour-shrinking drug can improve the thought processes of adults with tuberous sclerosis, which can cause epilepsy.
Epilepsy gene discovery welcomed
9 April 2013
Professor Sanjay Sisodiya, Epilepsy Society’s head of genetics, welcomes the discovery of a gene associated with the most common form of epilepsy.
Concerns about benefits assessment
4 April 2013
A new report published by the Disability Benefits Consortium raises concerns about the delivery of the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP)assessment.
Hope for new epilepsy drugs
2 April 2013
Epilepsy expert Professor Ley Sander gives a cautious welcome to pioneering research which offers hope for the development of new epilepsy treatments.
Light therapy for people with epilepsy
21 March 2013
Bright light therapy – commonly used to treat seasonal affective disorder – can reduce levels of depression and anxiety in patients with epilepsy, according to new...