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World-first epilepsy phone service launched

Tasmanians living with or affected by epilepsy will benefit from a world-first telephone-based peer support service launched in Hobart recently. […]

Getting to the heart of sudden death in epilepsy

University of Sydney researchers discover a link between sudden death in epilepsy and heart conditions. Researchers from University of Sydney […]

Research breakthrough to treat girls-only epilepsy

An international team, led by a University of Adelaide genetics expert, has made a breakthrough discovery which is expected to […]

GP Q/A: What is causing the changes in my sense of smell?

Reader question: Hi Dr Joe I’ve heard many stories about loss of smell. I’ve had this for a few years now, […]

Imaging helping epilepsy patients

Australian researchers have been able to pinpoint abnormal brain regions responsible for epilepsy, offering promise for improved surgical treatment. In […]

Action for Epilepsy – Cambodia Cycle 2015

Being driven by a vision of optimal living for people with epilepsy, Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) is once again undertaking an inspired […]

Thursday 26th March 2015 is Purple Day

Did you know, Thursday 26th March 2015 is Purple Day! Purple Day is a grassroots effort dedicated to raising awareness about epilepsy […]

Epilepsy Action Australia

Established by concerned parents in 1952, Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) has developed into the largest national provider of specialist epilepsy services for people with epilepsy, their carers, families and broader community.

New genetic cause for rare form of epilepsy identified

An international research team that includes the University of Melbourne’s Professor Sam Berkovic (AC) has identified a new gene for […]


Epilepsy is a common serious neurological condition. Dr Wendyl D’Souza talks about what can be done for people diagnosed with epilepsy, […]