Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Research using Apple watch links epileptic seizures to stress and missed sleep
22 February 2017
New research using an Apple Watch app to track seizures in people with epilepsy finds that the most common triggers are often stress and missed sleep.
Epilepsy Society receives £2,500 charitable gift from The Patron's Fund
14 February 2017
Epilepsy Society is one of almost 300 organisations to receive a charitable gift from The Patron's Fund following Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations...
Department of Health stresses commitment to fast access to medication post Brexit
10 February 2017
The Department of Health issues statement following BBC Radio 4's Today programme looking at impact if Britain withdraws from the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Made by Chelsea - designer handbags raise money for Epilepsy Society
8 February 2017
New York actress, model and DJ Chelsea Leyland designs high-end handbags to raise money for Epilepsy Society.
Epilepsy Society professor wins 2016 Excellence in Epilepsy Award
3 February 2017
Epilepsy Society's Professor Philip Patsalos has been awarded the 2016 Excellence in Epilepsy Award by the British Chapter of the International League Against...
Charity calls for greater public awareness as people with epilepsy are accused of being drunk...
30 January 2017
As dry January ends, Epilepsy Society calls for greater public awareness of epilepsy as people with the condition are wrongly accused of being drunk when recovering...
Tribunal puts patient health ahead of business
23 January 2017
Epilepsy Society's Chief Executive Clare Pelham is encouraged that the health of patients is being put ahead of business after the Competition Appeal Tribunal refused...
Vauxhall Motors’ SOS button saves the life of man with epilepsy
20 January 2017
Vauxhall's OnStar service came to the rescue in an emergency situation when John Cook found himself in a desperate situation due to his epilepsy.
Professor Martin Elliott stresses the importance of research into SUDEP
20 January 2017
Professor Martin Elliott, Professor of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCL & Medical Director at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children stressed the...