Tag : medical

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – “Isn’t That Just Laziness?”

12 months ago / 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) is often brushed off as tiredness or attention-seeking, if it’s recognised at all. After all, everyone gets worn-out. In reality people have died from CFS, and at its worst those with CFS cannot physically get out of bed. So why is it not taken seriously? Continuing our … Read More

Sibongile Tshabalala – ‘Battling HIV in South Africa’

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon speaks to Sibongile Tshabalala, activist and chairperson of Treatment Action Campaign, about the continuing fight against HIV and the struggle to make treatment affordable. In the early Noughties, 1700 South Africans died per day as a result of diseases caused by HIV. Antiretroviral drugs, also known as ARVs, … Read More

Leeds University’s SABRE to revolutionise medicine

2 years ago / 0 comments

New medical scanner promises new insights into the human body and advances in disease diagnosis. A new £6.8 Million medical imaging centre has just opened at Leeds General Infirmary as part of a University of Leeds research initiative funded by the British Heart Foundation, Arthritis Research UK and the Medical … Read More