Category list : Epilepsy
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Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but they increase the risk of adverse events, according to a review summarised by an NIHR Signal
Specialist nurses are avoiding costs for their trusts by developing innovative services that keep children with epilepsy out of hospital, according to new analysis.
Prestigious charity award for Liverpool epilepsy specialist nurseVideoSubscription
The trustees of the charity Epilepsy Action, have chosen Dr Janine Winterbottom as the recipient of the charity’s most prestigious honour – the Lord Hastings Award.
The UK licence and guidance relating to sodium valproate have been changed in the wake of the recent announcement of new Europe-wide safety measures relating to the drug.
Patients diagnosed with epilepsy in England and Wales are at increased risk of dying from suicide and accidents, according to researchers.
An epilepsy drug has been approved for use in the NHS to treat children with the condition in Wales.
The controversial epilepsy drug sodium valproate must no longer be used in any woman or girl able to have children unless she has a pregnancy prevention programme in place, under new rules.
The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed that there will be a review of three treatments used by the NHS, following ongoing concerns from patients.
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Five specialist nurses visited London this week with some of their young patients to celebrate HRH the Duchess of Cornwall becoming the royal patron of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.