Two young men both suffered from sudden cardiac arrest at the Broad Street Run
18 May 2015
The Broad Street Run is a popular event that takes place in Philadelphia every year on the first Sunday of May and is the nation’s largest ten-mile road race. Overall, the event was a success except for two distinct situations.
Alice the dog enjoys new lease of life after getting pacemaker
15 May 2015, Daily Mail
An adorable pooch with a broken heart was saved - after an entire village clubbed together to help pay for emergency surgery.
A study to understand the ways in which occupation is affected by PoTS
13 May 2015, Tee Side Online Surveys
If you have been diagnosed with PoTS and are interested in completing a survey which is part of the study, please click the link below, which will take you directly to an information sheet. This information sheet explains the purpose of the research, how confidentiality will be protected, the possible benefits of taking part and who has approved the study.
Pacemaker pooch’s new ‘leash’ on life
14 May 2015, Gippsland Times
Many pet owners tend to spoil their furry family members, but a local family have gone above and beyond to save the life of their beloved pet.
ASK THE DOCTOR: My daughter keeps fainting all the time
12 May 2015, Daily Mail
Our 52-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with neurocardiogenic syncope. She continually faints and often hits her head. We are in our late 70s and find it difficult to help. Her GP seems to imply it is something she will have to live with. Is there a cure?
Medford walk raises money for little-known illness POTS
11 May 2015, The Boston Globe
“I went from working a normal, full-time job to bedridden in a hospital in just about a week or two,” said Sarah Mendelowitz, a POTS sufferer and MIT graduate who organized Saturday’s 5K.
Labour of love as 1930s’ van restored to glory
5 May 2015, Yorkshire Post
When Mark Stewart bid for a wreck of a 1930s van from his hospital bed he was under no illusion about the task that lay ahead.
Jay's track of thanks to lifesaving children's hospital which fitted him with pacemaker after heart scare
30 April 2015, Clacton Gazette
Jay Law, of Station Road, Clacton, has put together new track, The Light of Hope, with musicians The OrchestatorZ, Christian Jude and Avalanch to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Fainting causes and treatment
29 April 2015, Pakistan News Service
Fainting, also called syncope, is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness and posture caused by decreased blood flow to the brain.
"I have got my life back" - heart patient's delight at new pacemaker
27 April 2015, Daily echo
A heart patient from Poole has credited a new kind of pacemaker for a significant improvement in his health.