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15 April 2014

The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) has issued a new clinical definition of epilepsy. The new definition is designed to be a practical help for doctors diagnosing epilepsy – and to know when it has ‘resolved’

11 April 2014

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is deciding whether to allow human trials of a way of making ‘designer babies’. That is, embryos made from selected genetic material and screened for conditions like epilepsy

4 April 2014

A large US research study has explored the quality of life (QOL) of people with epilepsy who have had brain surgery. The study included 373 people with epilepsy from seven medical centres across America

2 April 2014

A new Swedish study has explored the long-term social skills of children with epilepsy. Even children who were identified as ‘well functioning’ at the time of diagnosis went on to develop social, emotional and behavioural problems