My epilepsy story

Today is Purple Day – an international day for raising awareness of epilepsy – and one of the main ways people do this is by sharing their stories. So here goes… I was diagnosed aged 29 at a press event in Germany, which sounds glamorous, but was anything but. I was attending a trade show…

Vest to detect seizures wins national Stem prize

A vest which can detect epileptic seizures up to eight minutes before they occur has been recognised by this year’s Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition. Teenagers Sankha Kahagala-Gamage and David Bernstein were jointly awarded the UK Young Engineer prize after being inspired by witnessing an epileptic fit. The students from Loughborough Grammar…