Break It to Me Gently, Doctor, How Long Have I Got?

David Bradford | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Bradford

"This is a 10-minute appointment," the GP said firmly. The implication was clear: he didn't have time to look at the growth on my dad's head. Three months later, Dad was dead. The lumps were cancer that had spread from his lungs...

Matters of the Heart

Beth Phillips | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Phillips

Losing someone you love is shocking, heartbreaking and utterly devastating. The undiagnosed cardiac conditions that are killing young people, and that a simple, painless ECG test can detect, are treatable. You just need to know that you need the treatment.

Heart Disease: How Music (And Exercise) Can Help

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Listening to your favourite music is beneficial if you suffer from heart disease, a study suggests. Music and exercise training combined produced t...

Why Young People Should Be Screened For Heart Conditions

Hilary Robinson | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Robinson

Last year the organisation CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young - which undertakes tremendous work in raising awareness of conditions that can lead to young sudden cardiac death screened 12,000 young people between the ages of 14 and 35. Of those, 40 young people who were considered "fit and healthy" were diagnosed with a cardiac condition that was potentially life threatening.