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Pure Tech 28th January 2021

KEEPING PACE WITH INNOVATION HAS SAVED MY LIFE

“Without the right diagnostics, frankly, I would have died,” says Global Liver Institute Founder, President and CEO Donna Cryer. Little wonder she now spends her time thinking about advancements in medical technologies, not only to optimise her own health but ...

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Chronic Conditions 22nd January 2021

TAKING A HAMMER TO DIABETES

“With or without diabetes, there’s nothing you can’t be,” says German field hockey Olympic champion and orthopaedic surgeon Carsten Fischer. But there was a time when Carsten – nicknamed The Man With the Hammer for his ferocious penalty corners – ...

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Family 19th January 2021

MY LITTLE MIRACLES

Karen Marks’ dream had always been to become a mum, but she knew it wasn’t going to be easy. With the help of medical technology, she has overcome the obstacles that she faced and closed 2020 with the family she ...

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Cancer 13th January 2021

Secondary breast cancer: a new way of living

Jo Taylor’s situation is something of a double-edged sword. She relies on continuous treatment for secondary breast cancer to maintain a good quality of life, but she doesn’t want that treatment to take over her life. “I was ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 4th January 2021

Standing strong with Paget’s disease

Simon Leigh had nearly recovered from ankle surgery when he started experiencing intense pain and swelling on the same leg. X-rays and scans led his doctors to an unexpected diagnosis and a little-used medical procedure. “Investigative X-rays showed abnormal bone ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 11th December 2020

Going for gold

Kayleigh Haggo is living proof of her maxim, ‘you can achieve anything you set your mind to’. Fitting with this year’s World Cerebral Palsy Day theme, #CPMakeYourMark, 21-year-old Kayleigh is blazing a trail in the international para-sport of race ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 26th November 2020

Sky is the limit

Andy Braybrook’s life changed after a near-fatal accident left him permanently paralysed. Three years after his road collision, he is now back on the road and setting his sights even higher. Andy’s story started on the first fine ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 18th November 2020

BACK ON THE START LINE

Before the break in her foot, British middle-distance runner Bobby Clay had no indication that there was anything wrong with her bone health. “I had competed internationally in athletics from a young teenager all the way through to the end ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 3rd November 2020

Life is better than ever

Three years ago, I needed help getting dressed in the mornings. Now I am a Pilates devotee, living an active, balanced life. My journey with rheumatoid arthritis started out on an otherwise idyllic holiday in France, when I was 42 years ...

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Cardio 29th September 2020

Enjoying life with pulmonary hypertension

Despite an overwhelming diagnosis, David Stott returned to enjoying life, family time and staying fit, all while helping others with the same condition – the epitome of today’s World Heart Day message, ‘Use Heart … for society, your loved ones and ...

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