In a landmark report, MPs and peers are urging the government to introduce a new offence – Zach’s Law – to protect people with epilepsy from malicious posts designed to cause seizures.
Thousands of the UK’s most vulnerable people – including those with epilepsy - will be among the first in the world to to take part in a home study looking at potentially life-saving antiviral and antibody treatments if they test positive for Covid-19.
Bristol-based innovation agency, Gravitywell, have developed technology to teach a piece of artificial intelligence (AI) how to detect and prevent the spread of flashing images on social media that could trigger seizures.
We are asking you to write to your local MP, calling for their support for safer medicines for pregnant women with epilepsy.
A big thanks to McDonalds for going the extra mile when a customer had a cluster of seizures in one of their branches. Not only did staff treat her with kindness and sensitivity, but the fast food chain also shared our ‘Calm, Cushion, Call’ messaging on their social media.
A new study has raised hopes that people who live with long-term drug resistant epilepsy may still enjoy a period of seizure freedom in later life. And it has thrown a spotlight on the complex relationship between epilepsy and the ageing process, highlighting the need for more research.