Hope you’ll enjoy this mix of epilepsy-related news and comment.

We’ll try to keep you right up-to-date with the latest medication and treatment ideas, along with our thoughts on some of the bigger issues. When we get the latest news on Electricity – the book, the sequel and the film – we’ll post it here too.

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Autism and Epilepsy

Research at the University of Bath has found a previously undiscovered link between epileptic seizures and signs of autism in adults.

Characteristics of autism, which include impairment in social interaction and communication as well as restricted and repetitive interests, can be severe and go unnoticed for many years, having tremendous impact on the lives of those who have them. The research found that epileptic seizures disrupt the neurological function which affects social functioning in the brain,

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