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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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ERUK final report: A new technique to improve the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy

Background Electroencephalography (EEG) is widely used in the diagnosis of epilepsy, but it relies on a person having a seizure whilst being read more

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome More Common in People With Epilepsy

A new study, published in the scientific journal Epilepsy and Behavior, shows that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is read more
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Small Device Could Detect and Stop Epileptic Seizures on the Spot

Researchers in Sweden and France have developed a tiny device that can detect epileptic seizures at the exact point in read more