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£65,000 raised by our dedicated Virgin London Marathon Runners

We are overwhelmed to say that our amazing London marathon runners have raised a spectacular £65,000!

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Epilepsy support for young people in your area? Take the survey

Young Epilepsy’s Transition Support Service was created to work with young people aged 14-25 who have epilepsy to improve their outcomes and help reach their full potential.

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Tributes rain in for global superstar Prince who had epilepsy

The world wept purple tears after the shocking news that iconic music legend Prince had unexpectedly passed away on 21 April.

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What do you know about the effects of valproate? Take the survey

Young Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action and Epilepsy Society have launched a survey for women aged 16-50 to find out how aware they are of the potential risks of taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate during pregnancy.

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Professor Helen Cross OBE awarded NIHR senior investigator

We are delighted to announce that Professor Cross has been awarded the title of NIHR Senior Investigator.

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Win yourself a free Ride London place!

You could be in with a chance of winning a free place at this year’s Prudential Ride London, a world-class festival for cycling.

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Volunteer experiences epilepsy discrimination by Burger King

Volunteer claims epilepsy discrimination by Burger King

A young man with epilepsy has been reportedly left embarrassed and victimised by Burger King staff after they refused him access to their disabled toilet when he started to feel a seizure come on and felt dizzy.

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Seizure alert dog Hetty visits Channel 4’s Supervet!

A recent episode on hit show ‘Supervet’ featured five year old Hetty the labrador, who is a guide and seizure alert dog to Toni, who has epilepsy and is also blind. Hetty is visiting the animal hospital as she is having difficulty walking.

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Children with Type 1 diabetes more at risk of developing epilepsy

Research in Taiwan suggest that children and young people who have type 1 diabetes are three times more likely to develop epilepsy as apposed to those without.

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Inspirational Champion 2015, Owen Thurston hits prime time news!

We knew it wouldn’t be long until Young Epilepsy Champions Awards winner, Owen Thurston would attract the attention of the BBC for his continued awareness campaigns for epilepsy. Owen has had epilepsy since he was five years old and has used his personal experiences to help others.

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