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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

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. 

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'.


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