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Study seeks drug to stop onset of seizures

Researchers at Duke University, USA, identify a receptor that may help prevent epilepsy.

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The Sir William Gowers Centre is a National Health Service unit in England, part of the charity Epilepsy Society, offering specialised assessment and treatment for people with seizures.

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chalfont centre - epilepsy care

Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre is the UK's largest epilepsy specialist provider of care services. Our wide range of care services is tailored to the needs of each individual, and our professional staff are committed to maximising the life potential of everyone.  Contact us or call us on 01494 601 374 for more information. 

Seizures make me a shopaholic says Helen

Helen, a guest blogger on BBC News ouch, explains some of the unusual ways her epilepsy affects her. 

Call to train teachers to cope with epilepsy

All schools should have care plans for children with conditions such as epilepsy, Tory MP Graham Stuart tells the Government.

My on-screen seizures by Corrie star Jack P Shepherd

Coronation Street actor Jack P Shepherd, who plays David Platt in the long-running soap, talks about portraying epilepsy on TV.

Charities challenge George Osborne

Epilepsy Society joins charities to call on chancellor George Osborne to invest  in care ahead of the 2013 Spending Review. 

Could maths help solve epilepsy equation?

A 350-year-old mathematical mystery could lead towards a better understanding of medical conditions like epilepsy say University of Pittsburgh researchers. 

Carers let down by lack of support

Carers are being  let down by a lack of support, according to new research launched during Carers Week.

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