Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Mon, 12/02/2018 - 17:03
New measures to avoid the exposure of unborn babies to the epilepsy drug, sodium valproate have been announced by the safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
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Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Tue, 06/02/2018 - 15:21
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham explains why mothers who have campaigned relentlessly about equality in women's health, are her inspiration as we celebrate #VotesforWomen
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:50
Latest research from the US has shown that babies born to women with epilepsy who are taking the medication topiramate during the first trimester of pregnancy, are at a higher risk of being born with a cleft lip or palate.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Mon, 05/02/2018 - 09:45
Today, as we mark 100 years since parliament passed an act giving some women the right to vote, we celebrate the life of Victor Horsley, pioneering epilepsy surgeon and dedicated supporter of women's suffrage.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:40
Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander will be delivering The Sir John Monash Lecture at Monash University, Malaysia, e talking about medical conditions which people with epilepsy also experience.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:24
Sharon Ross is trying the ketogenic diet in an attempt to control her seizures. In her third blog she updates us on how she is getting on.
Submitted by paige-dawkins on Wed, 31/01/2018 - 10:51
Epilepsy Society has welcomed the Government's decision to review all 1.6 million people's claims for the disability benefit, PIP.
Submitted by paige-dawkins on Mon, 22/01/2018 - 13:42
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 valproate could affect future generations.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 19/01/2018 - 17:15
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 light on how epilepsy affects the structure of the brain.