Seizures while sleeping appear to interrupt memory consolidation, according to a study published in Clinical Neurophysiology.
There is a strong connection between epilepsy and smoking according to Swiss research
The Clinical Psychology Department at the University of Liverpool want to get a better understanding of how anxiety and depression arise in people with epilepsy. This will help reveal which psychological treatments are best suited to reducing stress in people affected by the neurological condition.
A new research study being undertaken at Queens University Belfast will examine whether dogs have the ability to predict epileptic seizures and if so how they might do this
Epilepsy Ireland and University College Dublin are inviting people with epilepsy to take park in a research study carried out by UCD's School Of Psychology. The study will explore first-hand experience of stress and resilience in the face of this neurological condition.
The TEA Room is a new open forum for young people from the age of 13 to 19 years old who are living with epilepsy.
Canadian researchers at Western University in London, Ontario, have made a significant discovery which could assist in the long term research into epilepsy.
The Irish Independent today features coverage of the launch of the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) and its members campaign "We Need Our Heads Examined" in the Mansion House yesterday.
Professor David Henshall and colleagues from RCSI have published new findings identifying a potential disease-modifying drug for epilepsy. Currently, no epilepsy drug offers "disease modifying" effects, meaning that if a patient stops taking the drug their seizures will return.
Last Wednesdays Seminar " Its Good to Talk" on Epilepsy was very well attended by people travelling from All over the Midlands to the Tullamore Court Hotel.