New prescribing practices for valproate were introduced in December last year, after a safety study suggested there could be risk of harm for babies through paternal exposure pre-conception. Now the drug manufacturer says there are issues with the safety study and that further analysis is necessary.
It is important never to stop taking valproate – or any medication – without consulting your doctor.
It was a very different type of dress-down Friday for 19-year-old Nicole Creasey last week, as she donned a neon jacket, goggles and hard hat to tour a National Grid site with Caroline Nokes MP.
A heat-health alert has been issued for parts of England for this weekend, with temperatures predicted to reach 30C/86F in London, the Midlands and eastern and southern England.
It's not every day that an 18-year-old gets to spend time with leading scientists and cutting edge researchers, but Monday 22nd May was one such day.
We're pleased to announce that our Me and My Shadow scheme is back by popular demand - and appropriately enough, we're launching it in National Epilepsy Week.
National Epilepsy Week runs from 22-28 May 2023 and this year we are pleased to announce that the theme for the week is #epilepsymatters Now we want to hear what matters most to you about epilepsy.