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In Your Head 20th March 2019

Saving your mouth with virtual surgery

Bob Bevins was doubtful that surgery could restore his speech and ability to swallow after being diagnosed with oral cancer, but he was willing to try. After all, this was no straightforward operation. It involved a complex 10-hour procedure to ...

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In Your Head 4th March 2019

Music to her ears

“My mum discovered I had a hearing issue when she gave me the phone to speak to my Gran one day and I hung up because to me there was no-one there. I think I was around four or five.” ...

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In Your Head 14th February 2019

Saving your eyesight

If it doesn’t hurt, there’s nothing to worry about…right? Wrong. Michiko Shah saved her vision when she decided to get some painless eye symptoms checked out. “One morning last summer I was walking to the train station ...

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Cancer 4th February 2019

A big welcome back to WarOnCancer

When This Is MedTech interviewed Fabian Bolin as he was undergoing leukaemia treatment in 2015, we knew this guy was a force to be reckoned with. Now fully recovered, he wants to tackle the issue of mental health by creating the ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 20th December 2018

Putting your best foot forward

‘Tis the season for travelling, enjoying festive celebrations, shopping till we drop and… sore feet. Our feet are some of the hardest working parts of our body, yet we often take little notice of them until they start hurting. Particularly ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 3rd December 2018

Empowering people with disabilities

British wheelchair basketball paralympian Laurie Williams has a big list of achievements. Despite being diagnosed with a debilitating nerve condition called motor neuropathy as a toddler following an undiagnosed virus, Laurie later shot to fame on the basketball court, where ...

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Chronic Conditions 20th November 2018

Meet the “COPD Athlete”

You don’t usually come across a triathlete with severe lung disease, but Russell Winwood is great at busting stereotypes. The Australian blogger has come a long way since being diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2011, which left ...

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Cancer 23rd October 2018

The best breast cancer treatment for you

No two women are the same, and neither are their breast cancers. Cutting-edge genomic tests can therefore be valuable tools for determining the best treatment for YOU. Christine S. from France tells her story about the test that helped her ...

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