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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.

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 [...]

The Autumn/Winter Newsletter Is Here

Matthew’s Friends Autumn/Winter 2019 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 emma@matthewsfriends.org.

Go Sugar Free for Epilepsy in November!!

Give up, for the month of November, refined sugar products such as biscuits, cakes and sweets and raise funds for Matthew’s Friends at the same time! Patients who are prescribed a medical Ketogenic Dietary Therapy never eat sugar-laden ‘treats’, join us and show support for children and adults with drug-resistant epilepsy.  You will feel amazing! [...]

15th Anniversary Ball – Auction Lots

AUCTION LOTS 15TH ANNIVERSARY BALL - 28TH SEPTEMBER 2019 If you are not able to attend our Ball but would still like to bid on an auction lot then please email your MAXIMUM bid to emma@matthewsfriends.org BEFORE 12 noon on Saturday 28th September 2019 making it clear which lot you are bidding on.  Any bids [...]

15th Anniversary Ball

Join us for a fantastic evening and help raise much-needed funds for people with drug-resistant epilepsy. Tickets are available to purchase online today! https://www.matthewsfriends.org/product/15th-anniversary-ball/ For hotel information and room reservations click here… https://www.matthewsfriends.org/15th-anniversary-ball/

The Summer Newsletter Is Here

Matthew’s Friends Summer 2019 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 emma@matthewsfriends.org.

Brain Tumour APPG 16 July 19

Lingfield Based Charity, Matthew’s Friends at Westminster for meeting of influential brain tumour group Matthew’s Friends Ketogenic Dietary Therapies Charity presented at Westminster on the 16 July, for the annual meeting of the influential All-Party Parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours (APPGBT). Among the topics for discussion at the APPGBT’s annual meeting were how the [...]

National Epilepsy Week 2019 is here!

An opportunity to put epilepsy and your experiences in the spotlight. Matthew’s Friends Ketogenic Dietary Therapy charity is happy to be working with other epilepsy organisations this #EpilepsyWeek to raise awareness about #seizurefirstaid #epilepsysafety @youngepilepsy @EpilepsyConnexn @FableCharity @epilepsyaction @EpilepsyRUK @matthewsfriends @epilepsysociety @SUDEPAction