Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Could a once-a-fortnight epilepsy drug be just what the doctor will order?
29 November 2016
A long-lasting pill that releases its medicine for two weeks after being swallowed, has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of conditions including epilepsy...
Professor Ley Sander wins top neurology award in India
22 November 2016
Congratulations to our medical director, Ley Sander, who has just been presented with the Professor Baldev Singh Oration Award in recognition of his outstanding work...
NHS backs epilepsy app
16 November 2016
Epilepsy Society welcomes the inclusion of an epilepsy self-management tool, EpSMon, as one of only eight innovations to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA)...
Worrying lack of knowledge over epilepsy medicine risks in pregnancy
8 November 2016
Almost half (48%) of women with epilepsy are unaware of the risks of taking epilepsy medicine sodium valproate, according to a new survey by three leading UK epilepsy...
CAWC International wraps up Christmas event for Epilepsy Society
4 November 2016
Chiltern American Women's club International's 29th Annual Charity Christmas Bazaar is set to take place on Sunday, 20 November from 10 am - 4pm at the Crowne Plaza...
Charities call for better advice over epilepsy drug risk during pregnancy
31 October 2016
One in five women currently taking the epilepsy drug, sodium valproate, do not know that it can cause developmental problems or birth defects in an unborn child.
Ross overcomes epilepsy to join BBC One Show's Rickshaw Challenge
26 October 2016
Epilepsy Society wishes eighteen-year old Ross from Sunderland the best of luck as he takes part in the BBC One Show’s 2016 Rickshaw challenge.