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Twilight Breaking Dawn and photosensitive epilepsy

According to various media reports seen by the charity Young Epilepsy, a scene in the film Twilight Breaking Dawn has triggered seizures in people that have photosensitive epilepsy.

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Research shows children with epilepsy are getting a poor deal from the education system

Youngsters with epilepsy are getting a poor deal from the education system, new research from Young Epilepsy has revealed.

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Launch of new name – Young Epilepsy

On 1 November 2011 the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) launched its new name, Young Epilepsy.

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Prime Minister meets Young Epilepsy's Professor Helen Cross and Karen Deacon and agrees to raise the profile of epilepsy

The Prime Minister today met with Valerie Vaz MP for Walsall South, Laura Sandys MP for South Thanet, Professor Helen Cross and a party from the Joint Epilepsy Council to discuss the shortcomings in health and education services for people with epilepsy.

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Young Epilepsy’s ambassador for My Purple Pledge campaign wins gold at world championship

Dai Greene, 400m hurdler and official ambassador for Young Epilepsy’s My Purple Pledge campaign has won the first gold medal for Britain at the world championship in Daegu. He won the race in 48.26 seconds.

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Royal Surrey County Hospital Paediatric Epilepsy Review

The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has commenced a patient case notes review, after concerns were raised about the clinical practice of a Consultant Paediatrician. The case notes of all children with epilepsy or related disorders seen by the consultant concerned will be reviewed by independent external experts.

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Young Epilepsy launches on-line seizure diary for teenagers

Young Epilepsy has today launched a new on-line seizure diary to help teenagers and young people that have epilepsy.

sample pages from Young Epilepsy's All About Me online seizure diary

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Young Epilepsy receives donation from Surrey Freemasons

The Grand Charity Major Grant Scheme Surrey Freemasons presented Young Epilepsy’s Director of Fundraising with a cheque for £15,000 on Wednesday 29 June 2011.

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Statement on Prime Minister’s Question time

David Ford, Chief Executive of the Young Epilepsy (Young Epilepsy) said:

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Old Lookout exhibition a great success

exhibition pictures of starfish and boatropeYoung Epilepsy students have just held an exhibition at the Old Lookout Gallery in Broadstairs, Kent.

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Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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