Health

Bipolar disorder and Christmas

Bipolar disorder and Christmas

Following a year of renewed government promises to tackle mental health, a nurse describes her own experiences with Bipolar Disorder. Staff Nurse Elaine Francis, 32, who was diagnosed with the condition 5 years ago, outlines the cycle from the euphoria of the ‘hypomania’ phase to the spiral into depression, the […]

From L-R Stacey Weatherson, Sarah Lee Nicholson, Alan Shearer, Lady Elsie and Steve Harper at the Proximity

Newcastle’s Sir Bobby Robson Foundation contributes £892k to new personalised cancer treatment and research project

The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has contributed £892,000 to a new personalised cancer treatment and research project – that will be delivered to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle. The PROSPECT-NE genome sequencing project will help develop personalised treatments for cancer patients, to find out how the disease is impacting their health […]

University of Sunderland to air US documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

University of Sunderland to air US documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

A highly acclaimed US documentary that explores medical developments linking traumatic childhood experiences to health conditions like heart disease, gets its first screening in the North of England at the University of Sunderland. CEL&T (Children Who Have Experienced Loss and Trauma) working in partnership with Adopter Voice and the University’s School of Social Sciences, will present […]