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The drugs are for epilepsy and to deal with a number of long-term conditions including the management of chronic pain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A pharmaceuticals company will have to cut dramatically the price of an epilepsy drug after losing its legal action against the competition watchdog. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Will we talk about my brain damage and epilepsy? Christianity Today (2000)Since then he has suffered learning difficulties, memory loss and epilepsy and his future remains uncertain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Around 60 per cent of sufferers have learning difficulties while it can also cause migraines and epilepsy. The Sun (2013)He died last Wednesday after losing his battle against cerebral palsy and epilepsy. The Sun (2009)Older Scouts will learn how to deal with head injuries and to understand conditions such as epilepsy and meningitis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I've been told there could be causes other than epilepsy. The Sun (2015)TWO pals died after mixing an unlicensed epilepsy drug with heroin substitute methadone, an inquest has heard. The Sun (2012)MY daughter's on epilepsy drugs but hasn't had a fit for years. The Sun (2012)
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British English: epilepsy NOUN
Epilepsy is a brain condition which causes a person to suddenly lose consciousness and sometimes to have fits.
She suffers from epilepsy.
Definition of epilepsy from the Collins English Dictionary
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