Cardio 27th January 2016

Out of breath? It may not be your lungs

Mike Higginbottom blamed his struggles with exercise on being unfit…until his heart stopped beating one day at the gym. “Apparently I pirouetted off the cross trainer, fell on my back and hit my head. I was out like a ...

by Karen Finn

Chronic Conditions 16th December 2014

Living with dialysis, then and now

The thought of an artificial organ that’s keeping you alive from outside your body – literally carrying the blood through tubes from your body into a machine sitting next to you, which cleans it and then pumps it back into ...

by Karen Finn

In Your Head 9th December 2014

Alzheimer’s – do you wanna know?

They call it the long goodbye. People with Alzheimer's disease slowly but surely slip away, losing their memory and, often, their personality. They forget their families, and their loved ones barely recognise the person they once knew. It begins with ...

by Gary Finnegan