Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Trapped in my own body

Imagine the terror of walking one minute then being completely paralysed the next. This is the living nightmare that Leonard Wahinya faced.  He's still...
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...

Acne patients are THREE times more depressed than the general population

Acne is a common skin condition that affects 8 out of 10 people between the ages of 11 and 30 in the UK. Although...

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...

Emotional violence: How well is it being tackled?

In November 2015, it became a legal offence to be controlling, coercive or emotionally abusive in an intimate relationship. But, nearly 18 months on -...

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...

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...

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