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, 08/01/2019 - 13:40
The Government has promised to exempt people with epilepsy from its most recent plans for potential post-Brexit medicine shortages.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 12:00
Two new treatments are being developed for people with epilepsy, that may offer hope of better seizure control in the future.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Fri, 04/01/2019 - 15:30
A recent study shows a bio-marker based blood test can accurately distinguish epilepsy seizures from psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES).
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Fri, 04/01/2019 - 12:10
In her New Year blog, our chief executive, Clare Pelham, shares her excitement at learning of the latest scientific discoveries in the field of epilepsy from researchers at Epilepsy Society.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Fri, 21/12/2018 - 11:15
Carbagen (carbamazepine) and Carbagen SR (prolonged-release carbamazepine) are out of stock in the UK.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Thu, 20/12/2018 - 12:00
Epilim Chrono 500mg tablets are temporarily out of stock in the UK.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Thu, 20/12/2018 - 11:35
Hayley Jacobs, 36, and was diagnosed with Juvenile Myclonic Epilepsy 20 years ago. She has started writing a blog about her epilepsy as a way to share with people what is going on in her life.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Wed, 19/12/2018 - 12:53
Healthcare professionals including GPs and pharmacists are being reminded to identify and review all women who are taking the epilepsy medication sodium valproate, after data showed there is a wide variation in prescribing practices across the UK.
Submitted by rhiannon-arden on Tue, 11/12/2018 - 16:05
Researchers have thrown a new light on the important role that genetics play in some of the most common epilepsies.