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Lil Wayne blames seizures on stress

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne blames his recent seizures on stress, lack of rest and overworking himself.

Hope for new epilepsy drugs

Epilepsy expert Professor Ley Sander gives a cautious welcome to pioneering research which offers hope for the development of new epilepsy treatments.

Light therapy for people with epilepsy

Bright light therapy – commonly used to treat seasonal affective disorder – can reduce levels of depression and anxiety in patients with epilepsy, according to new research published online  by the British Journal of Psychiatry.

Peer support helps combat epilepsy stigma

Support groups could help combat epilepsy stigma in much of the developing world, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University (MSU). 

Call to end 'haphazard' neurological services

A ‘legacy of neglect’ is preventing  people living with neurological conditions in the UK from gaining vital treatment,charities warn.

New driving regulations for people with epilepsy

New DVLA driving regulations for people with epilepsy come into effect today (8 March 2013).

Epilepsy exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

Three life size portraits of people living with epilepsy go on show at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Epilepsy Society Research Centre opens doors

History is made  as medical directors officially open Epilepsy Society's new research centre.

New NICE standards for epilepsy welcomed

NICE publishes new quality standards for the epilepsies in adults, young people and children.

Epilepsy Society Research Centre to open

Medical staff look forward to the official opening of the new research centre at the Chalfont Centre, Buckinghamshire.


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