We love the Epilepsy Action Awards! They give us the opportunity to celebrate brilliant things that are improving the world for people with epilepsy. And we get to share the stories of the epilepsy heroes who make a real difference for people with epilepsy all over the UK.
A new type of micro sensor could help tell doctors of the effectiveness of epilepsy treatments. Many conditions including epilepsy, depression and chronic pain are caused by neurotransmitter disorders in the brain.
Beryl Sharlot is the winner of 2019’s Hilary Figg Award for long service to Epilepsy Action.
Pontypridd High School has won the Epilepsy Action Secondary school award for the second year in a row.
This year’s Raising Awareness award is going to Derrick Kay, celebrating his uplifting and engaging media work.
International imagination icon Disney has advised that the latest Star Wars film could pose a seizure risk in people with photosensitive epilepsy.
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has won the Epilepsy Action employer award, 2019. They have been an incredibly supportive of several employees who have epilepsy.
Dr Heather Angus-Leppan explores the efforts to help reduce epilepsy-related deaths in the UK.
A person with drug-resistant epilepsy who has early surgery has a better chance of becoming seizure free. This is according to a study in Sweden.
Researchers at the University of California have discovered a compound that could be used to reduce epileptic seizures. The study, headed by Professor Geoff Abbott, is the first to look in detail at cilantro – known as coriander in the UK.