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International community recognises progress in epileptic causes and types -

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The global medical community's understanding epilepsy has progressed a lot since the 1980s. But it's taken close to three decades to officially update the international classification system for doctors. The recognition of new epileptic types could mean better health outcomes for patients around the world. It's hoped the changes will improve the lives of the millions of people who suffer from recurrent seizures.

Professor Ingrid Scheffer, Austin Health, University of Melbourne
Lauren Lever, Melbourne mother
Emily Lever, 9 year old with epilepsy