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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

Call for more holistic treatment of epilepsy

22 July 2013

Leading neurologist Professor Ley Sander calls for a new 'mantra' in the management of epilepsy following research published in The Lancet today .

Epilepsy services - have your say

18 July 2013

Would you like to have a say in how care for people with a neurological condition such as epilepsy is delivered  locally?

Ketogenic diet affects bone growth in children with epilepsy

16 July 2013

Epilepsy treatment with the ketogenic diet for more than six months slows long-term skeletal development of 29 children, study shows.

Health warning over Trobalt

8 July 2013

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) sends a letter  to healthcare professionals alerting them to safety issues surrounding its epilepsy drug Trobalt, also known retigabine.

Neuron study informs epilepsy treatment

7 July 2013

A new study into the function of nerve cells could help to inform the future treatment of epilepsy.

Study seeks drug to stop onset of seizures

24 June 2013

Researchers at Duke University, USA, identify a receptor that may help prevent epilepsy.

Seizures make me a shopaholic says Helen

13 June 2013

Helen, a guest blogger on BBC News ouch, explains some of the unusual ways her epilepsy affects her. 

Call to train teachers to cope with epilepsy

13 June 2013

All schools should have care plans for children with conditions such as epilepsy, Tory MP Graham Stuart tells the Government.

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. 


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