Fighting fibromyalgia with focused effort

Fighting fibromyalgia with focused effort

Roshan Kanesan speaks to Priya Kulasagaran about living with chronic illness, and ‘lifehacking’ your way to good health Embarking on his college year, Roshan Kanesan was eager to make full use of the experience acade...
New hope for people with retinitis pigmentosa

New hope for people with retinitis pigmentosa

New hope for people with retinitis pigmentosa Thousands of people born with a faulty gene which makes them go blind have been offered new hope after a British man underwent the world’s first operation to deliver new DN...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

Set on the birth date of pioneering nurse, Florence Nightingale – who had suffered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), this special day raises awareness on CFS, also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or sy...
Living with allergies and asthma

Living with allergies and asthma

More and more children seem to be suffering from asthma and allergies as time goes by. Does this mean that all our children need to live within a sanitised bubble? Priya Kulasagaran talks to medical practitioners to get ...
Art of the mind

Art for the mind

Artist and activist Sanchita Islam speaks to Priya Kulasagaran about how her mental health fuels her work “I think being in constant mental pain, my brain turns to art to ameliorate that pain,” says Sanchita Islam. ...
Vaccination myths (and facts)

Vaccination myths (and facts)

Despite the importance of immunisation programmes in public healthcare, a number of myths about vaccines are still causing parents to refrain from getting their children vaccinated. While the number of families choosing ...