Last year Epilepsy Action Australia ran Art for Epilepsy, an online auction where works donated by Australian artists were sold and the funds going to services for people living with Epilepsy. In 2016
On December 8th 2015, legislation to allow medicinal cannabis to be grown and manufactured in Victoria (The Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2015) was introduced into State Parliament. It is hoped that
An article in The Australian today detailed an announcement from the federal government that it would establish a $250 million fund to invest in biomedicines.
The biomedical translation fund will be
There's now an Apple watch app for epilepsy that will track seizures and gather data to help with epilepsy research.
Johns Hopkins researchers have announced EpiWatch, an app designed to collect data
In America, the FDA has approved a 3d-printed drug for the treatment of seizures for epilepsy sufferers. The drug, Spritam (levetiracetam) is reportedly the first ever approved 3d-printed drug. 3D printing
The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne has an excellent fact sheet on Epilepsy which has recently been updated to include information and warnings about sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
An Epilepsy related project seeking funding right now on Indiegogo is The Wemu.
The WEMU aims to use smart-clothing with built-in biometric sensors to create a monitoring system that is easy and comfortable
March 26th is Purple Day, a day to raise awareness for Epilepsy and to raise funds for much needed research and to help those living with epilepsy.
Purple Day is a global initiative where people
Eplilepsy.com.au will be launching to provide a place for Australian resources related to Epilepsy