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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

Good luck Dai Greene

9 August 2013

Good luck to champion athlete Dai Greene as he prepares to defend his 2011 World Championship  title in the 400m hurdles

Phenytoin sodium capsules

1 August 2013

A new version of phenytoin sodium capsules is now available from the pharmaceutical company NRIM Limited.

NICE initiative on pregnancy and epilepsy

1 August 2013

Epilepsy Society welcomes initiative encouraging GPs to offer pre-conceptual counselling to women with epilepsy. 

Sign up to stop 20-metre rule

30 July 2013

Epilepsy Society calls on people to support a bid to get the proposed '20 metre rule' for people with a disability scrapped.

Silk implants could stop epilepsy spread

30 July 2013

Silk implants  in the brain may help stop the spread of epilepsy, according to new study.

Skin cells of epilepsy patients are turned into stem cells and then brain cells

Clues to epilepsy in a dish

26 July 2013

Stem cell research reveals clues to epilepsy's origins and possible treatment.

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.


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