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‘Nervous system disorders not diagnosed properly’

16 February 2015,
The first Indian to deliver the T.S. Srinivasan Endowment Oration on Saturday, Christopher J. Mathias, focused on the challenges of autonomic dysfunction, and traced the formation, development and growth of autonomic medicine over the last four decades.

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Woman who got new lease of life from her pacemaker liked it so much she flew her DOG by private plane to get a matching one for £3,500

20 February 2015, Mail Online
A pet owner with a heart condition was so pleased with her new pacemaker that she spent £3,500 to get a matching one for her dog.

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Diploma in Syncope and Related Disorders at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

For Medical Professionals
This course is the initiative of STARS Trustee, Professor Rose Ann Kenny and Dr Conal Cunningham.
Already the positive feedback and uptake is more than encouraging. Syncope Units must be the way forward for the future and for anyone whose hospital is considering this then early registration of interest for 2015 is recommended.

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Judi Smith and her daughter Hannah have been raising awareness on BBC Radio 4 this week.

26 January 2015, BBC 4 Radio
Hannah has PoTS and EDS, is a Physics student, and speaks here about the challenges about moving away from home to University and studying.

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STARS fundraiser, Bradley Oliver raised over £1300

Bradley Oliver, launched his own Christmas Cookie Appeal because he wanted to raise awareness for us and to say thank you for our support for him and his mum, Katrina. Bradley did a fantastic job and raised over £1300 for STARS!

Thank you Bradley from all of us at STARS.

The Ella Woodward effect: Meet the healthy-eating blogger who healed herself with superfoods

19 January 2015, mailonline
After being diagnosed withPoTS, Ella Woodward rethought her diet and transformed her life. Now her blog about healthy eating has amassed a huge following, as Lydia Slater discovers.

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Dawns heart of gold: Women has a very special pacemaker

16 January 2015,
Dawn is believed to be the first person in Australia to have received a gold-plated pacemaker.

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St John Ambulance gives first aid tips on fainting

2 December 2014, Cambridge news
A faint is a brief loss of consciousness caused by a temporary reduction of blood flow to the brain.

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Meet the woman who can’t stop fainting

1 December 2014, Press and Journal
Jane Bateson (STARS member) seems determined and healthy, but all of that can change in a split second.

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NICE: Bradycardia - dual chamber pacemakers (review of TA88)

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