Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Surgeons test new stroke drug made from broccoli chemical
24 May 2016
Surgeons are trialling a new drug based on a chemical found in broccoli to try to improve outcomes for stroke patients, who frequently go on to develop conditions...
Study finds that some hormonal contraceptives impact seizure frequency in women with epilepsy
23 May 2016
A study published in Epilepsy & Behavior has found that hormonal contraception has differing impacts on seizure frequency in women taking different AEDs.