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ERUK study shows promising results for two antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy

An Epilepsy Research UK-funded study has shown that taking the antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) levetiracetam or topiramate during pregnancy may read more
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Assessing anti-epileptic drug risk in pregnancy: are new methods as reliable as traditional ones?

These are the findings from an Epilepsy Research UK (ERUK) grant, which was awarded to Dr Rachel Charlton, at the University of Bath, in 2014. read more

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New Compound Could Protect Against the Development of Seizures in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Please note that Epilepsy Research UK does not endorse/promote individual epilepsy treatments or pharmaceutical read more
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Restricting Calorie Intake May be Beneficial in Epilepsy

Restricting calorie intake could protect brain cells from damage and have a beneficial effect in epilepsy, according to read more