Advances in technology may lead to new hope for those with difficult to control seizures. In clinical trials of the Responsive Neurostimulation System, seizures were reduced in up to half of the patients.
To mark the 2nd annual European Epilepsy Day today, Brainwave - The Irish Epilepsy Association has announced results of a survey conducted amongst 464 people with epilepsy on their experience of stigma.
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A free event is being run by Get AHEAD for graduates with disabilities and Specific Learning Difficulties on Nov 11th at the Bank of Ireland Learning Zone, 1 Grand Canal Quay, Dublin.
Brainwave is delighted to announce that the first Hospital Outreach Service in Kilkenny will be held on Tuesday October 4th.
Brainwave and three other charities come together to produce information pack and DVD for schools.
A study due to be published in the Journal of Neurology has raised concerns about dosage implications of switching between generic versions of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). Generics are cheaper versions of a branded drug made by a different manufacturer and they may vary from the branded version in terms of their constituents.
This poster is being used as reminder to MEPs to sign the EU Written Declaration on Epilepsy during the plenary sessions in Strasbourg. The declaration books will be open for signatures again from the 4th - 7th July, Brainwave will update its site with details of the progress made.
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and the Epilepsy Unit at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin have concluded the first ever study into the link between psychiatric disorders and epilepsy. The study highlighted similarities between brain cell patterns in people with epilepsy and those with schizophrenia. The research may lead to new treatments for both conditions in the future.
The friends and family of the late Jason Brennan are organising a benefit night in Jason's memory on Saturday 11 June at the Derby House Hotel, Kildare.