Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Research is bringing new hope of two different treatments to prevent seizures
8 January 2019
Two new treatments are being developed for people with epilepsy, that may offer hope of better seizure control in the future.
Data shows blood-test can distinguish between epileptic and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
4 January 2019
A recent study shows a bio-marker based blood test can accurately distinguish epilepsy seizures from psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES).
Doctors must review all women on sodium valproate as data shows UK-wide differences
19 December 2018
Healthcare professionals including GPs and pharmacists are being reminded to identify and review all women who are taking the epilepsy medication sodium valproate,...
Genetic research leads to better understanding of common epilepsies
11 December 2018
Researchers have thrown a new light on the important role that genetics play in some of the most common epilepsies.
Anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam is now available for children in Scotland
11 December 2018
Children aged four years and older in Scotland will have access to an anti-epileptic drug (AED) brivaracetam as a new treatment option.
Our CEO Clare Pelham has won a CEO Today United Kingdom Award 2018
10 December 2018
Our Chief Executive Officer, Clare Pelham, has won a CEO Today United Kingdom Award 2018 for her work in the charity sector.
Next stage in genetic research brings us closer to understanding epilepsy
7 December 2018
The Department of Health and Social Care have announced that Genomics England has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 genomes from NHS patients.