Editorial Team

Chronic Conditions 11th October 2018

Bariatric surgery: new life, new me

Marina Biglia’s obesity story began with denial, moved to acceptance, and eventually – with the help of bariatric surgery – led to recovery. Now she’s a role model and champion for others who are traveling down the same challenging path. ...

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Cardio 29th September 2018

Positive ageing with a strong heart

When Brenda Walker learned that she had a high-risk heart condition at 77, she wasn’t about to let it get in the way of completing her PhD. A minimally invasive medical procedure made it possible to continue her studies uninterrupted ...

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Cardio 6th June 2018

New heart valve gives 82 year-old new life

In February 2016, during a routine examination, Angela Jaschke (82) was diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis. Calcification of her aortic valve was so severe that only a 3mm wide opening was left. She was given a new heart valve using the minimally ...

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Chronic Conditions 5th June 2018

Breaking the incontinence taboo

Torsten Kraft (34) is a carpenter and is passionate about his craft. In his free time he goes hiking with his girlfriend, “likes to drive a lot” and reads “everything from fantasy to who-dun-its to science fiction”. He has been incontinent ...

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