Submitted by carl-charlesworth on Tue, 23/10/2018 - 15:46
We have been advised by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer that there is likely to be a shortage of Epanutin (phenytoin) oral suspension from the end of October through to December. The chewable and injectable versions of the medication are not affected.
Submitted by paige-dawkins on Tue, 23/10/2018 - 10:13
Congenica announced a key partnership with the UK’s Epilepsy Society to study the genomics of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
Watch this space for more information on what Epilepsy Society is doing throughout next year's National Epilepsy Week (Monday 20-Sunday 26 May 2019)
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Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Wed, 17/10/2018 - 12:53
Epilepsy Society is thrilled to announce that our medical director, Professor Ley Sander, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 12/10/2018 - 16:06
Specialist doctors in the UK will be able to prescribe cannabis-based medicines from 1 November, now a change in the law has been laid in Parliament.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:08
Don't miss BBC 2's Trust Me I'm A Doctor, 7pm 10 October 2018, featuring a pioneering robotic technique that is being used to make epilepsy surgery even safer.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Tue, 02/10/2018 - 16:10
An independent safety review into the epilepsy medication, sodium valproate, is now officially open and has put out a 'call for evidence' from those affected by the drug.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 07/09/2018 - 11:35
Dr Simona Balestrini is about to begin a three year project using a pioneering technique to look at the activity of the brain in people with epilepsy. Here she explains what she hopes to achieve using TMS with EEG.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:31
Esther Bailey has been determined to pursue a career in music, even though her VNS (vagal nerve stimulation) to control her seizures, affects her voice and means that she can only sing for 10 minutes at a time.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:05
Epilepsy Society's medical director, Ley Sander, urges people with epilepsy to consult their GP as Teva UK announces decision to discontinue several versions of its lamotrigine medication.