Chronic Conditions 18th November 2015

Under pressure: the curse of bedsores

Imagine you are bed-bound, recovering from surgery. Your operation went well but your lack of movement is causing new problems: 'bedsores' are developing on your heels, your ankles, your hips and your tailbone. Your recovery just got complicated. You may ...

by Gary Finnegan

Cancer 14th October 2015

Male breast cancer – an untold story

Bret was 17 when he found the lump. He checked again and it was still there. At first, it didn’t seem to make sense. Isn’t breast cancer a ‘women’s disease’? For many men who develop breast cancer, it ...

by Gary Finnegan

Family 10th May 2015

What it’s like to be a mum with hepatitis

“Being a mum can be stressful at the best of times, but when you have hepatitis, there’s an added layer of worry that most people don’t even know about,” says Natalia Jeleva, who’s been carrying the hepatitis ...

by Karen Finn