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3 July 2015

A promising treatment to reduce a person's seizure frequency has failed to get approval for use on the English NHS. This is despite evidence that it might be in the best interests of patients

29 June 2015

A controversial letter written by King Edward VIII has come to light after almost 100 years. It refers to the death of the King’s brother John and highlights intolerant attitudes towards epilepsy in the early 20th Century

29 June 2015

Actavis are out of stock of 5 mg and 10 mg Stesolid rectal tubes (diazepam). They do not expect to be back in stock until early November 2015.

24 June 2015

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University (US) have assessed the biological role of an amino acid. They discovered that the amino acid successfully aborts a seizure even more effectively than rescue medication