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Lil Wayne blames seizures on stress

2 April 2013

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne blames his recent seizures on stress, lack of rest and overworking himself.

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...

Peer support helps combat epilepsy stigma

14 March 2013

Support groups could help combat epilepsy stigma in much of the developing world, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University (MSU). 

Call to end 'haphazard' neurological services

11 March 2013

A ‘legacy of neglect’ is preventing  people living with neurological conditions in the UK from gaining vital treatment,charities warn.

New driving regulations for people with epilepsy

8 March 2013

New DVLA driving regulations for people with epilepsy come into effect today (8 March 2013).

Epilepsy exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

7 March 2013

Three life size portraits of people living with epilepsy go on show at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Epilepsy Society Research Centre opens doors

4 March 2013

History is made  as medical directors officially open Epilepsy Society's new research centre.

New NICE standards for epilepsy welcomed

28 February 2013

NICE publishes new quality standards for the epilepsies in adults, young people and children.

Epilepsy Society Research Centre to open

27 February 2013

Medical staff look forward to the official opening of the new research centre at the Chalfont Centre, Buckinghamshire.


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