Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Research suggests epilepsy drug may affect future generations
22 January 2018
BBC 1’s Inside Out London reported on research from Konkuk University in South Korea which has suggested that disabilities caused by the epilepsy drug sodium...
Epilepsy linked to subtle changes in brain volume and thickness
19 January 2018
Latest research from Epilepsy Society shows that epilepsy is linked to subtle changes in brain volume and thickness. Scientists hope that the findings could throw new...
Clare Pelham joins expert group on sodium valproate
9 January 2018
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has joined the Sodium Valproate Expert Working Group which supports the Government's Commission on Human Medicines....
Epilepsy Society is named top epilepsy research centre in the world
5 January 2018
Epilepsy Society has been named as the top epilepsy research centre in the world, for the fourth year running. And our medical director, Professor Ley Sander, has...
Della fundraises for the sister she lost on Christmas Day
22 December 2017
Della Mead, 12, surprises mum by setting up a Facebook fundraising page in memory of her sister Laura, who died of epilepsy 10 years ago at the age of 16.
Professor prescribes ski-ing as new tonic for his patients with epilepsy
22 December 2017
An exciting new venture at Epilepsy Society is giving residents with the most complex epilepsy and associated disabilities, the chance to enjoy the freedom and thrill...
Epilepsy Society welcomes government commitment to end avoidable deaths
14 December 2017
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has welcomed an initiative by health secretary Jeremy Hunt to make the NHS the first healthcare system in the world...
Mum tells of impact on son when there is a shortage of epilepsy medication
8 December 2017
Kay Smith, mum to 14-year-old Josh who has epilepsy, has told BBC Radio 4 listeners of just how frightening and critical it can be if her son is unable to get the...
Take part in Epidogs project, new research to find out why some dogs detect seizures
4 December 2017
A new research project, Epidogs, aims to find out why some dogs are able to detect seizures.
David Gauke outlines details of changes to Universal Credit
24 November 2017
Work and pensions secretary David Gauke has outlined in detail a series of measures designed to improve the roll out of Universal Credit.