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Epilepsy on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour today

24 Sep 2008

Advances in treatment for children with epilepsy were discussed on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour programme this morning. New research on the ketogenic diet is being presented this week at the European Congress on Epileptology in Berlin. Lead researcher Professor Helen Cross, from Great Ormond Street Hospital and the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy, spoke to the programme. They were joined by Fiona Kettell from the charity Epilepsy Wales, whose 18-year-old son has had epilepsy for 16 years. You can listen to the discussion online, either through the Woman’s Hour website, or through the BBC iPlayer [The discussion starts about 11 minutes into the programme].. If talking to the media about your experiences of epilepsy is something you’d like to do, then why not become of one our media volunteers.

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