Epigraph journal

Epigraph is the digital news journal of ILAE, covering topics and issues on clinical care, research, and the social and personal impacts of epilepsy. Current articles and back issues are available on the ILAE website. Contact us at epigraph@ilae.org with article ideas.

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Epilepsy research in low-resource areas: Complexities of data and consent

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Although 80% of people with epilepsy live in low- and middle-income countries, most epilepsy research originates in high-income regions. Initiating and perpetuating epilepsy research in low-resource areas requires addressing economic, ethical, human resource, and infrastructure challenges.

Neonatal seizures: Guidelines and consensus-based recommendations: Dr. Ronit Pressler

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The Neonatal Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) recently developed evidence-based recommendations about anti-seizure medication management in neonates. Dr. Emma Carter speaks with first author Dr. Ronit Pressler about the guidelines and recommendations and how they were established. 

Al volante: Cómo conducir con epilepsia

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Para las personas con epilepsia, conducir es una de las principales preocupaciones. La incapacidad para conducir a menudo viene acompañada de frustración, pérdida de libertad y una mayor dependencia de los demás. Y con las diferentes regulaciones entre los diferentes países y estados, puede ser difícil determinar el riesgo real de sufrir un accidente mientras se conduce. Read in English

Bringing epilepsy out of the shadows: How far have we come? Dr. Ted Reynolds

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In the 1990s, there was more funding for leprosy research in the United Kingdom than for epilepsy research. It was around that time that Dr. Edward (Ted) Reynolds, then president of ILAE, recognized that as a global problem, epilepsy required global solutions. His idea blossomed into the Global Campaign Against Epilepsy and established a partnership among ILAE, the World Health Organization, and the International Bureau for Epilepsy that continues to this day.