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Children playing in the park

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.

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French Olympian Marion Clignet

Defying epilepsy in sport: Marion Clignet

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A pedalo boat

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.

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Annie Barter and her cat Beebz

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.

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US Olympian David Tarwater

Defying epilepsy in sport: Davis Tarwater

Davis Tarwater is an Olympic gold medalist swimmer, who was diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age.

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Smile and sad emotions

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.

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Young Epilepsy fundraiser at Ride London

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.

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Young Epilepsy fundraiser at Ride London

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.

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teenagers smoking

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.

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picture of a 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:

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Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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