Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Fri, 14/10/2016 - 13:47
The idea that environment influences the health of people with epilepsy is not a new one. Epilepsy Society headquarters was founded in 1894 in the Buckinghamshire countryside precisely for that reason. The founders of the charity and 'colony' as it was then known, believed that outdoor activity was the key to maximising the health and potential of the people with epilepsy that came to live at the centre in Chalfont St Peter.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Thu, 25/08/2016 - 16:12
Epilepsy Society content manager Nicola Swanborough reviews Colin Grant's new book and discusses why the book's most important message could be 'we need to talk.'
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:09
Epilepsy Society has begun a six-month trial of heart monitor equipment to assess the technology’s usefulness in detecting seizures.
Submitted by carl-charlesworth on Fri, 08/04/2016 - 18:24
Last Month, Epilepsy Society launched a political campaign to end avoidable premature deaths in epilepsy. Our policy advisor Finn O'Dwyer explains why he feels encouraged by the response but still thinks more should be done by our Government.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Fri, 08/04/2016 - 09:59
A study has found that there is a possible link between sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and heart problems.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Wed, 16/03/2016 - 18:20
Finn O'Dwyer explains why a new national clinical audit is needed for epilepsy.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 11/03/2016 - 16:10
Scientists analyse studies in order to define the link between cardiac arrhythmias during or after epileptic seizures, and SUDEP.
Lynn McGoff shares the story of how she lost her daughter, Samantha Ahearn to SUDEP.
Sereena Webb recalls the loss of her son Taylor, who lost his life to SUDEP at the age of nine.
Owen Williams was 39 when he died in July 2014. His mother, Ro Williams, describes the impact of her son's death from SUDEP.