Women warned of epilepsy drug’s risk to unborn children

October 16, 2017 admin 0

A young mum from Southport says her two children were born with disabilities because of the epilepsy drug sodium valproate . Antonia Rimmer says she’s […]

Study shows promise for children with severe form of epilepsy

October 3, 2017 admin 0

A new formulation of a drug that was used to treat children with a rare neurological condition in the 1980s, and later became half of […]

Thousands of mothers who gave birth to disabled babies claim they were deceived about the risks of taking epilepsy pills during pregnancy

September 23, 2017 admin 0

Thousands of angry mothers believe they were deceived about the risks of taking scandal-hit epilepsy pills during pregnancy. Nearly 20,000 babies have been born with […]

Australian researchers developing breakthrough treatment for epilepsy

August 9, 2017 admin 0

Australian researchers will work with US experts to develop a world-first procedure they believe could stop debilitating seizures for millions of epilepsy patients. Researchers in […]

Using Cannabis To Treat Drug-Resistant Forms Of Epilepsy

July 27, 2017 admin 0

Since one-quarter of epilepsy patients suffer from a drug resistant form of the disease, researchers are turning to cannabis as an alternative therapeutic option; and […]

Cannabis compound quells seizures in severe epilepsy syndrome

July 26, 2017 admin 0

A component of marijuana called cannabidiol eased seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a potentially fatal form of epilepsy, in a late-stage clinical trial1. Dravet […]

Cannabis Oil Hailed as Miracle Cure for Boy with Severe Epilepsy

July 19, 2017 admin 0

The family of an 11-year-old Irish boy with severe epilepsy are calling medical cannabis oil a “miracle” after it gave him much-needed relief from the […]

Epilepsy Drug Normalizes Brain Activity in Alzheimer’s Disease

July 6, 2017 admin 0

Abnormal brain activity characteristic of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be “normalized” with a single intravenous infusion of high-dose levetiracetam (LEV) (multiple brands), although […]

Girl, 12, CURED of life-threatening seizures by taking cannabis oil

July 1, 2017 admin 0

Annalise Lujan, 12, was diagnosed with a rare epilepsy syndrome in April The condition is called febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) The little girl from […]

Girl, 12, CURED of life-threatening seizures by taking cannabis oil

June 9, 2017 admin 0

  Annalise Lujan, 12, was diagnosed with a rare epilepsy syndrome in April  The condition is called febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES)  The little girl from […]

Cannabidiol Show Success In Dravet Syndrome

June 5, 2017 admin 0

Please note that Epilepsy Research UK does not endorse/promote individual epilepsy treatments or pharmaceutical companies. According to a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial*, cannabidiol (CBD) reduces seizure […]

The epilepsy signs in children you need to watch out for

June 1, 2017 admin 0

Epilepsy is a common condition affecting the brain, and almost one in every 100 people across all ages will have the condition. Irfan Malik, consultant […]