Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Ryan Family

Diagnosed at 50: 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

It was close to Sarah Ryan's 50th birthday when she was diagnosed with 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. It turned out to be the cause of a number...

A lonely condition; shocking figures for sufferers of epilepsy

Talhiyha Harrasy has had epilepsy since childhood. Although now seizure free she often reflects on how the condition still affects her life; both physically...

More places catering for Nottingham’s vegan community

With over half a million vegans in the UK, more places are catering for those who adopt the lifestyle. It was once a struggle...
Broadmarsh entrance from Collins Street

Traffic diversions for Nottingham as Broadmarsh works begin

Drivers in Nottingham are being warned to expect delays around the city centre for as long as six weeks while major roadworks are underway. Work...

Problem gambler Akintola Watts: “I thought about killing myself.”

For three years, 23 year old Derby student, Akintola Watts suffered from a gambling addiction which caused him to contemplate suicide as he racked...

Cystic Fibrosis: The struggle to breathe

One of the UK's most common inherited, life-threatening condition still has no cure. Around 10,800 people in the UK have Cystic Fibrosis, with symptoms that leave...

Living with Down’s Syndrome: ‘Madison has enriched our family’

Most parents whose children are born with Down's syndrome never think it will happen to them. But with a strong support base, a Hertfordshire...

Third Culture Kids: The true cost of growing up overseas

In an increasingly globalised world, the number of children growing up between cultures is rising. But the psychological impacts of this upbringing are often overlooked. An estimated...

Mind, body and sport: the impact of an athlete’s injury

Sport injuries can leave physical pain but others can affect daily lives, and careers. For some athletes, there could be more to injuries than meets...

Reasons why Mental Health Awareness Week is worth talking about

It's the show that everyone's been talking about. '13 Reasons Why'. A Netflix series that has angered, outraged and hooked people of every generation. Many...

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