Professor Ley Sander – the medical director of Epilepsy Society – has stated that women with epilepsy should continue taking a daily folic acid supplement before and during pregnancy, despite recent announcements regarding plans to add the vitamin to flour.
A new study has highlighted that taking certain antidepressants for depression can actually put patients at a greater risk of developing other mental health conditions. Continue reading
According to the latest Learning Disability Census published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), just under half of inpatients with learning disabilities who were in specialist inpatient units on 30th September 2015 were also receiving inpatient care at the time of the first census in 2013. Continue reading
One of the greatest challenges for those living with autism is that there is still a lack of understanding about the condition. Continue reading
A new medical study conducted by experts at Newcastle University has been using brain scans to collect findings that will help people with epilepsy to lead a more normal life. Continue reading
Around half of suicides by women while pregnant or after giving birth could be prevented by better standards of care, experts have said. Continue reading
Every year, as millions of parents bring their children to take a picture with Santa Claus, many encounter a familiar, frustrating scenario: Their child refuses to sit on St. Nick’s lap, won’t look at the camera, or starts to cry. Continue reading
A study conducted by researchers in South Korea has shown that people with epilepsy who also have an introverted personality type are at a much greater risk of feeling stigmatised because of their condition.