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ERUK grant: Predicting extreme reactions to anti-epileptic drugs

Background Carbamazepine is a widely used anti-epileptic drug, which is usually well tolerated with only mild side effects. In rare cases, read more
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Advances in severe childhood epilepsy

Scientists in the US and Europe have linked several new genes to epileptic encephalopathies. This is the largest collaborative study of its kind read more

Other Epilepsy News

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New imaging technique using spider venom ‘could aid epilepsy research’

Tarantula venom has been used in a new technique that illuminates electrical activity in live cells, making it easier to read more
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Physical exercise ‘largely safe for people with epilepsy’

People with epilepsy are not largely in danger of an increased risk of seizures caused by physical exercise, according read more