Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Tue, 30/07/2019 - 09:23
Epidyolex, an oral solution of cannabidiol, has been recommended for approval for use as an add-on therapy for seizures.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Wed, 09/01/2019 - 11:33
Children aged four years and older in Wales will have access to the anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam as a new treatment option.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:47
Children aged four years and older in Scotland will have access to an anti-epileptic drug (AED) brivaracetam as a new treatment option.
Submitted by paige-dawkins on Wed, 18/04/2018 - 12:22
Children from four Buckinghamshire primary schools visited Epilepsy Society to plant a hedge as part of a Plant-for-the-Planet project.
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Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Fri, 15/07/2016 - 13:39
Children with epilepsy and febrile seizures have a higher risk of developing attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says a new study.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Mon, 13/06/2016 - 16:03
A study has found that the use of some antiepileptic drugs in children may slow down their rate of growth, resulting in shorter stature.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Wed, 06/04/2016 - 13:19
A study has found that a ketogenic diet does not appear to have a disturbing effect on the ventricular function of the heart in children with epilepsy.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Thu, 10/03/2016 - 15:43
A study has found that even in children without seizures, heart rate changes during sleep could be an indicator of a risk of developing epilepsy later in life.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:55
Researchers find that children with epilepsy are at greater risk of vitamin D deficiency