European Epilepsy Day was officially launched at the European Parliament, Strasbourg on February 14th. Representatives of 26 epilepsy organisations including Brainwave, came together to raise awareness among European politicians.
New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found no increased risk of suicide associated with the drugs in people with epilepsy.
The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children has supported the Neurological Alliance of Ireland's call for a national programme for neurological care
The Minister for Health and Children has published the report of the joint Department of Health and Children/HSE working group on reference pricing and generic substitution.
Irish researchers and patient volunteers contributed significantly to the recent report of missing DNA linking to epilepsy (see Latest News 04-05-2010).
Brainwave welcomes the advertisement for the position of Specialist Nurse in Epilepsy Services in the Sligo Champion and Leitrim Observer this week.
Last year, researchers from the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax, Canada initiated a project that came about by the discovery that thousands of YouTube videos have been posted about epilepsy on the internet.
The fourth edition of this excellent book has just been published.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, USA, have identified a new anticonvulsant compound that has the potential to stop the development of epilepsy.
Archive Summary from 2003