Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
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.
New single 'Alarm Call' helps raise awareness
6 February 2014
Epilepsy Society is to benefit from proceeds of a new single 'Alarm Call' (opens new window) by The Correspondents, newly-released to critical acclaim (30 January)....
Professor Ley Sander on switching epilepsy drugs
3 February 2014
Epilepsy Society is reluctant to wholeheartedly support the guidance given by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) relating to branded and...
Smartphone EEG to diagnose epilepsy in developing countries
20 January 2014
A new initiative, The Bhutan Epilepsy Project, aims to use a standard Android smartphone to help diagnose epilepsy anywhere, especially in some of the world's poorest...
Food banks become a lifeline for disabled people
19 December 2013
Disabled people hit by changes to the benefits system are having to rely on food banks, according to a coalition of disability charities including Epilepsy Society....