Home > Medical > Epilepsy > News News All sections in Epilepsy » About Epilepsy » Childhood & Epilepsy » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Epilepsy » Multimedia » Epilepsy News » Real-life Story » Education » Surgery » Terminology » Friends & Family » Women & Epilepsy Micro-system for testing pharmaceuticals Researchers have developed a new micro-system for more efficient testing of pharmaceutical drugs. How to handle a child's seizure Watching a child have an epileptic seizure can be scary. Here is what to do if it happens. New device lowers epileptic seizures The FDA has given its approval to a new implanted device that lowers the rate of seizures among people with epilepsy. Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Ask CyberShrink » Join Body Talk » Subscribe Newsletters » 6 ways to upgrade your life A headache-free festive season Epileptics more susceptible to other diseases Many people with epilepsy also suffer from other serious medical problems, such as heart disease and cancer, at rates higher than the general population. Vigorous exercise may lessen epilepsy risk Young men who routinely exercise vigorously may be at much lower risk for epilepsy later in life, according to Swedish researchers. Engelbrecht at increased risk due to disabilities. Members of the South African Disability Alliance are concerned about the future of the boy who allegedly survived a brutal farm attack, but developed multiple disabilities. Mental ills in epileptics depends on seizure location Psychiatric symptoms in children with epilepsy appear to be more common when brain's temporal lobe is involved, researchers find. Epilepsy centre gets nod in E Cape Epilepsy SA has officially recognised the Eastern Cape office as a formal branch of the organisation. New technique to find epilepsy genes Researchers report that a new technique to identify genes associated with childhood epilepsy could be used to find other mutations that cause neurological disorders. Epilepsy linked to early death People with epilepsy are 11 times more likely to die prematurely than people in the general population, a new study suggests. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.