Chronic Conditions 20th April 2016

Karl: 1 – Crohn’s: 0

It’s been an uphill struggle, but sports enthusiast Karl Tucker refuses to let Inflammatory Bowel Disease take over his life. He’s come a long way since being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease two years ago, when “there were ...

by Karen Finn

Chronic Conditions 9th March 2016

A shout out to kids & their kidneys

Not many kids will know that today is World Kidney Day, but Lily Letchford does. She’s been raising funds for research into children’s kidney disease since she was six. “World Kidney Day supports those with kidney problems like ...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 11th February 2016

Cancer Imaging in Living Color

Photographs and films have seen a rapid transformation from black and white to color over the last century.  Our x-rays, however, have always remained in black and white. X-rays have been used to look inside the human body since 1895, when ...

by Mariellen Brown

Family 2nd February 2016

When even the simple pleasure of eating becomes a problem

When Remy Bonnasse’s 7-year-old daughter Victoria was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes two years ago, the family suddenly faced a daunting task. The very next morning, Victoria – a carefree, imaginative daydreamer -- had to start calculating and recording her carbohydrate ...

by Laurel Kenner