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Epilepsy emergency admissions for children higher in deprived areas

A report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has shown that children with epilepsy living in less wealthy areas are more likely to be admitted to hospital for emergency treatment.

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New technology offers new hope for children with drug-resistant epilepsy

  • New research has found subtle epileptic brain abnormalities on MRI scans can be automatically detected in children.
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    Skydiving for awareness

    29-year old Hazel McCoubrey, from London, shares why she is taking part in the Purple Day Skydive.

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    Spoiler Alert: Connie’s daughter diagnosed in BBC Casualty twist

    BBC One’s Casualty’s Dr Connie Beauchamp’s daughter, Grace, had a seizure in a recent episode.

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    Skydiving for my brother

    16-year-old Ashleigh Simpson speaks with Young Epilepsy, a charity close to her heart, about why she is taking part in the Purple Day Skydive.

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    Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

    Today is Inspire Your Heart with Art Day and it is a day to recognise the impact of art in our lives. The broad spectrum of art can make us cry, laugh and represent an important time in our lives.

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    Occupational Therapists at Young Epilepsy join Purple Day Skydive

    This Purple Day, 40 dedicated supporters will be turning the sky purple in aid of Young Epilepsy, including the incredible Occupational Therapist team at St Piers.

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    Woman with epilepsy thanks mystery man for help during seizure

    A young carer, by the name of Zoe Elliot, whose lived with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy since she was 15 years old wants to publicly thank the good samaritan who helped her during a seizure on New Year’s Day.

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    Footballer Leon Legge says epilepsy 'has never got in my way'

    Cambridge United football captain and Young Epilepsy ambassador, Leon Legge, recalls the moment with the Daily Mail when he collapsed whilst football training, later being diagnosed with epilepsy.

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    Young Epilepsy Paediatric Epilepsy Research Retreat 2017

    World renowned paediatric neurologist and senior research fellow, Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO led Young Epilepsy’s Paediatric Epilepsy Research Retreat 2017 which was hosted by Professor Helen Cross OBE, The Prince of Wales's Chair of Childhood Epilepsy.

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