Epilepsy support group brings families in need together
Young Epilepsy connect worker, Jeanenne blogs about her perfect picnic with her support group at Hylands Park in Chelmsford.
Defying epilepsy in sport: Marion Clignet
Swan pedalow sets out for 101-mile challenge for epilepsy
Young Epilepsy supporter and fundraiser, Ash Wilson along with Colin Dippie and Jane-Louise Bassett set off for their 101 mile challenge on Saturday, 9 August.
Meet Beebz, the seizure-cat who comforts owner during her seizures
Young Epilepsy ‘Inspirational Bright Star’ finalist, Annie Barter speaks about her seizure-cat Beebz, who springs into action when she experiences a seizure.
Defying epilepsy in sport: Davis Tarwater
Davis Tarwater is an Olympic gold medalist swimmer, who was diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age.
Positive emotions are more recognisable to those with focal epilepsy
- Observational study focusing on social cognition in patients with focal epilepsy.
- Results found that they had no difficulty identifying positive emotions yet had difficulty identifying negative emotions such as anger, sarcasm and disgust.
Congratulations to our Prudential Ride London cyclists!
Young Epilepsy would like to thank the super seven for completing the Prudential Ride London-Surrey on Sunday.
Super seven gear up for Ride London, festival of cycling this weekend
This weekend (29-31 July) the Young Epilepsy team will be taking part in the world-class 100-mile cycling route through the heart of Surrey.
Cardiff Uni investigates new treatment for temporal lobe epilepsy
- Researchers at Cardiff University receive funding for a vital pilot research
- Project will explore whether its possible to treat temporal lobe epilepsy by transplanting immature neuron cells into the brain.
It is World Brain Day 2017!
As it is World Brain Day, Young Epilepsy couldn’t let the opportunity pass without reminding everyone the impact epilepsy can have on a child or young person’s education. Our Chess Study report found that: