News from Epilepsy Research UK

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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

Other Epilepsy News

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Neuro Chip Could Help Scientists Identify Drugs that Work Best to Treat Epilepsy

Researchers at the University of Calgary, in Canada, have developed a neuro chip that enables long-term, high fidelity read more
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Could Voluntary Exercise Delay Status Epilepticus?

Voluntary exercise can increase the time it takes for the development of status epilepticus following a stimulation, read more