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My on-screen seizures by Corrie star Jack P Shepherd

12 June 2013

Coronation Street actor Jack P Shepherd, who plays David Platt in the long-running soap, talks about portraying epilepsy on TV.

Charities challenge George Osborne

12 June 2013

Epilepsy Society joins charities to call on chancellor George Osborne to invest  in care ahead of the 2013 Spending Review. 

Could maths help solve epilepsy equation?

11 June 2013

A 350-year-old mathematical mystery could lead towards a better understanding of medical conditions like epilepsy say University of Pittsburgh researchers. 

Carers let down by lack of support

10 June 2013

Carers are being  let down by a lack of support, according to new research launched during Carers Week.

Epilepsy at the National Portrait Gallery

7 June 2013

Writer Max Eilenberg tells artist Susan Aldworth how epilepsy can destroy his sense  of 'self'.

Mapping the brain

7 June 2013

Freiburg researchers use signals from natural movements to identify regions of the brain.

Brain's natural Valium could stop seizures, scientists say

31 May 2013

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found that a naturally occurring protein  in  the  brain may act as a  brake on some seizures.

Genetic cause for childhood epilepsies

28 May 2013

A large scientific study discovers new genes causing severe seizure disorders that begin in babies and early childhood.

Epilepsy stigma a major issue for young people

28 May 2013

Professor Ley Sander, Epilepsy Society's medical director, speaks out about the stigma of having epilepsy.

Exhibition celebrates artists with epilepsy

24 May 2013

Residents at Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre continue to tap into their creative side, thanks to a bursary from Buckinghamshire law firm BP Collins.

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