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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

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'.

Mapping the brain

7 June 2013

Freiburg researchers use signals from natural movements to identify regions of the brain.

Brain's natural Valium could stop seizures, scientists say

31 May 2013

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found that a naturally occurring protein  in  the  brain may act as a  brake on some seizures.

Genetic cause for childhood epilepsies

28 May 2013

A large scientific study discovers new genes causing severe seizure disorders that begin in babies and early childhood.


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