Matthew’s Friends are joining together with these amazing charities to raise awareness during National Epilepsy Week 18-24 May 2020 Check out our social media sites all week for our #morethanseizures awareness campaign Please donate to Matthew’s Friends here during National Epilepsy Week [...]
Sadly due to COVID-19 Pandemic we felt it prudent to cancel Ketocollege 2020. We will be in contact with all those who have already registered with us. KetoCollege 2021 will take place on 25th – 27th May 2021 at The Crown Plaza, Felbridge, West Sussex as usual. Further information will be available in due course. [...]
7th GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM FOR MEDICAL KETOGENIC DIETARY THERAPIES MOVED TO 19TH TO 23RD OCTOBER 2021. Sadly due to COVID-19 Pandemic we felt it prudent to postpone the 7th Global Ketogenic Symposium until next year. The meeting will still be held at the same venue in Brighton and we will be in contact with all those [...]
Matthew’s Friends Spring/Summer Newsletter 2020 newsletter is now available to read online. To read the newsletter, please go to the Newsletters section, or click here. For enquiries regarding future Newsletter content, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.1. COVID-19/ GENERAL ADVICE FOR PERSONS WITH EPILEPSY Never discontinue your antiepileptic medication without medical advice from an adult or child neurologist. Families and patients should avoid presenting at emergency departments and understand that it may be advisable to postpone all hospital visits, unless absolutely necessary, in order to avoid the risk of people becoming [...]
To download this document as a PDF that includes hyperlinks to suggested links, please click here. Although it is always nice to use fresh and organic produce where possible, we should think now particularly about ACCESSIBILITY and AFFORDABILITY. Here are some practical considerations for shopping, cooking and carrying on keto! [...]
Gene Expression Analysis of the Effects of a Ketogenic Diet in a Model of Malignant Brain Tumors – A progress report from a clinical research project funded by Matthew’s Friends.matthew2020-02-11T14:23:27+01:00
The therapeutic ketogenic diet (KD) is an accepted therapy for a number of seizure disorders, and it continues to gain popularity for the treatment of malignant brain tumors in the adult and pediatric populations. Published data using pre-clinical models has demonstrated slowed tumor growth, enhanced survival, reductions in peritumoral edema, angiogenesis (formation of new blood [...]