Despite recent advances in the understanding and treatment of epilepsy, up to 30% of people living with the condition do not respond to existing anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) and continue to experience regular, debilitating and potentially life-threatening seizures.
Tegretol Retard, the name of this product will change in Ireland with immediate effect to Tegretol SR.
A sincere thanks to 'The Bearded Irishman' Joey O'Dea who has raised an amazing €20k which will go towards EIs research scheme.
Epilepsy Ireland currently has two vacancies.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio have discovered that, even in the absence of seizures, people with generalised epilepsy have differences in their heart activity compared to the average person.
Edel our Western Community Resource Officer and Brothers of Charity Services Galway organised an Epilepsy & Autism Information Day on 8th March, the final two presentations and slides have now being made available, Thanks to all the attendees and guest speakers.
Edel our Western Community Resource Officer and Brothers of Charity Services Galway organised an Epilepsy & Autism Information Day on 8th March, the presentations and slides have now being made available, Thanks to all the attendees and guest speakers.
The aim of this study was to explore the challenges that parents of children with epilepsy face when talking with their children about epilepsy and epilepsy-related issues.
The Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) has produced a factsheet which provides key facts and figures on living with a neurological condition in Ireland.
Epilepsy Ireland is currently looking into the state exams system and the provision of reasonable accommodations for Junior and Leaving Cert as it might apply for students with epilepsy.