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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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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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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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People with epilepsy more likely to smoke, study reports

  • Scientists at the University Hospitals and Medical School of Geneva publish results from an epilepsy and tobacco smoking study.
  • The team analysed 429 people, aged 16 years and older, who had epilepsy and lived in French-speaking Switzerland.

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Young Epilepsy hits Birmingham's radio waves

Assistant House Manager, George, works within a team on a residential house at Young Epilepsy supporting young adults aged 19 to 23 living with complex epilepsy and other associated conditions.

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Queens of the sky!

Just days before our fabulous five were set to take to skies, they became a super six, as Sarah Nicholls from Meridian FM radio joined the team.

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South East Paediatric Epilepsy Group discuss genetics and childhood epilepsy

Young Epilepsy welcomed the South East Thames Paediatric Epilepsy Group to The Neville Childhood Epilepsy Centre for their Summer Educational meeting, which this year discussed genetic testing in childhood epilepsy alongside a formal launch of the Kings Health Partners (KHP) epilepsy genetics clinic.

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Super Six gearing up for WingWalk

The #ComeFlyWithYE team, Vicki, Emily, Jane, Monika and Rebecca will be taking on a WingWalk this Sunday to raise funds for Young Epilepsy.

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All new nursery staff to be trained in seizure first aid

The Government has announced that all newly qualified staff working in nurseries and other early years settings will be required to be trained in seizure first aid from September 2016.

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