Tag: illness

Campaign against cystic fibrosis
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Campaign against cystic fibrosis

A supportive online initiative aims to have a purple bow on every Facebook profile picture on the 29th of June, as a way of supporting this illness. . Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary genetic illness which mainly affects the lungs, and to a lesser extent the pancreas, stomach and intestine. […]

Judges show mercy for Daniel Roque Hall
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Judges show mercy for Daniel Roque Hall

Daniel Roque Hall, who is thin, bedridden and affected by Friedreich’s Ataxia, successfully challenged his release from hospital back to prison as well as Wormwood Scrubs’ claims that it could look after him properly. He will now spend the rest of his sentence at home, where he will receive proper […]

Rare and unsolved medical conditions
Health Lifestyle

Rare and unsolved medical conditions

Each of the following medical cases are very rare, affecting less than 5 in every 10,000 people. There are almost 7,000 rare cases with no cure in the UK, affecting 3.5 million people. Benjamin Serra Elvira Roda is known as “bubble girl”. She has lived locked up inside her house […]

Between starvation & obesity
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Between starvation & obesity

Latin America lives in duality. On the one hand 8.3% of the population doesn’t ingest the daily necessary calorie intake, and on the other, 16% of men and 23% of women are overweight. The Prisma Some 12.5% of the global population, which equates to almost 870 million people, is starving […]