Editorial Team

Cardio 4th July 2019

TAVI transformed my life

At age 84, Gerry Phelan thought his breathlessness and fatigue were part of the ageing process, but the symptoms were due to a serious heart condition. Gerry had always been an active man, even after undergoing triple bypass surgery in 2005. However, ...

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In Your Head 12th June 2019

A remarkable recovery from a severe stroke

33-year-old Stuart White was paralysed on his left-hand-side and struggling to speak, following a stroke in the early hours of the morning. After a minimally-invasive procedure, the clot was removed and he walked out of hospital within 24 hours without symptoms. “...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 20th May 2019

The other type of arthritis

When you’re a young adult, the last thing you’re thinking about is arthritis. Robin Hughes and his daughter Eleanor certainly didn’t have it on their minds. But they didn’t have osteoarthritis, the type generally associated with ...

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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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