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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

Exercise may reduce epilepsy risk for men later in life

9 September 2013

New research suggests men who exercise as young adults may reduce risk of developing epilepsy in later life.

Telling young people about SUDEP risks

6 September 2013

Report shows young people want to know about the risks of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

Epilepsy experts call for more joined up thinking

5 September 2013

Leading epilepsy experts call for local and global collaboration in tackling epilepsy.

Research offers new clues to epilepsy deaths

4 September 2013

Research published in Lancet Neurology today (Sept 4) provides new clues to the puzzle of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP).

Epilepsy super nurse parachutes in

3 September 2013

Juliet Ashton is announced as the country's first ever super nurse for epilepsy.

Getting the same medication every time

1 September 2013

Making sure you are prescribed the same version of your anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) every time is vital in ensuring optimum seizure control.

Epilepsy Society takes fresh look at fundraising

30 August 2013

Epilepsy Society's fresh approach to fundraising  is beginning to make an impact. 

Schoolgirl's epilepsy book now available in US

19 August 2013

Talented schoolgirl Layla Reid, aged eight, celebrates as her  guide Epilepsy for Kids becomes available in the US.

Benefits - have your say

15 August 2013

Big Benefits Survey gives people opportunity to influence benefits survey.

Researchers identify new genes linked to epilepsy

15 August 2013

Researchers find up to 25  new genetic mutations that may be behind some  severe childhood epilepsies.


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