A heat-health alert has been issued for much of England , with temperatures predicted to reach 32C/89.6F midweek. There is an amber warning in eight of the country's nine regions until Sunday. Just the North-East has a yellow warning.
The Epilepsy Society is proud to be part of ground-breaking research which has revealed 26 potential new sites for epilepsy in our DNA, including 19 which are thought to be linked to Genetic Generalised Epilepsy. Additionally, the research has identified 29 genes which are thought to contribute to the development of epilepsy in these areas of the brain.
Abbie Smith was 23 when she “face-planted” a chest of drawers in the course of a seizure. She lost a tooth and had to take on a second job to fund its replacement.
Would you like to represent the Epilepsy Society by having your hand cast in brass or aluminium as part of an amazing public art installation? We are running a competition to find someone to be the ‘hand of the charity’ on a special donor wall at UCL in London, celebrating the university’s Circle of Benefactors.
The Epilepsy Society is today calling for the NHS to provide free dental repairs to teeth damaged by seizures.
Losing teeth due to a seizure can not only ruin a smile, it can risk ruining confidence too. In the latest in our #FixIt4Free personal stories, we learn how Toby's life changed after a series of seizures.