Chronic Conditions 23rd March 2018

Fighting for a TB-free world

Ten years ago, Londoner Steve Bradley was shocked to find out that he was infected with tuberculosis (TB) following a lengthy period of testing and misdiagnosis. “Nobody even thought it could be TB,” the former TV project engineer tells This ...

by Karen Finn

Getting Checked 24th November 2017

New vision for man with genetic blindness

When he was born, Marc’s mother thought his vision problem was the result of medication she had taken while pregnant. Now, 60 years later, he knows his condition is genetic – and an innovative ‘bionic eye’ has given him the chance ...

by Comms Team

Pure Tech 31st October 2017

When MedTech meets Art

Art of life is an evening reception organised by MedTech Europe in partnership with  EU40 in the European Parliament on Wednesday 22 November 2017 from 6.00pm until 8.00pm. This event will be hosted by the honourable Members of the European Parliament, Brando ...

by Comms Team

Getting Checked 14th September 2017

Ending the misery of STIs

Sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) can cause pain, infertility and death. Can education and new technologies help turn the tide? More than 1 million sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day worldwide. From chlamydia, syphilis and herpes to gonorrhoea, hepatitis, HPV and HIV, ...

by Gary Finnegan

Getting Checked 27th July 2017

Bringing a human face to hepatitis

These days, the best way to rally support for an important cause is via social media…and selfies. That’s why the World Hepatitis Alliance has launched #ShowYourFace to stamp out the silent killer that is hepatitis. The campaign marks ...

by Karen Finn

In Your Head 15th March 2017

Mother-turned-mental health advocate

Regina Bisikiewicz didn’t start out intending to become a full-time mental health advocate. She just wanted her son to get better. From the moment her 18-year-old son had his first psychotic episode in 2005, the mother of four encountered a ...

by Karen Finn

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