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Study finds people are more fearful of getting a neurological disorder than cancer

15 June 2016

A survey has found that the general public fear getting a neurological disorder -  such as epilepsy or Parkinson's - more than cancer. 

Our epilepsy heroes enjoy their picnic hampers during the Patron's lunch to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.

Epilepsy Society joins the Queen for royal birthday party

15 June 2016

Epilepsy Society's epilepsy heroes join the Patron's Lunch to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.

Phase 3 clinical trial announced for Dravet Syndrome drug

13 June 2016

The second Phase 3 clinical trial is to begin for ZX008, a branded version of low-dose fenfluramine, designed as an adjunctive treatment of seizures in children with...

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Rotary Club donates £4,600 for Epilepsy Society medical research

13 June 2016

Epilepsy Society would like to thank the Rotary Club of Jordans and District for their generous donation of £4,600 towards medical research at Epilepsy Society in...

Antiepileptic drugs inhibit growth velocity in children, study finds

13 June 2016


A study has found that the use of some antiepileptic drugs in children may slow down their rate of growth, resulting in shorter stature.

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Epilepsy Society looks forward to the Patrons Lunch on Sunday

11 June 2016


Epilepsy Society is very excited to be joining the celebrations for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday at the Patron’s Lunch on The Mall this...

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Discussing the impact of epilepsy on sexual function

9 June 2016

Doctors should be pro-active in discussing the impact of epilepsy on sexual function and gender-related issues, said Gerhard Luef at the 2nd congress of the European...

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Department of Health issues survey to understand the work of unpaid carers

7 June 2016

The Department of Health has begun a consultation into the work done by unpaid carers.

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Epilepsy Society begins heart monitor trial to detect seizures

6 June 2016

Epilepsy Society has begun a six-month trial of heart monitor equipment to assess the technology’s usefulness in detecting seizures.

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Epilepsy Society congratulates Wayne Woodward on Britain’s Got Talent final performance after...

1 June 2016

Epilepsy Society would like to congratulate Wayne Woodward on his Britain’s Got Talent success and wish him well after he had a seizure.


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