Can I exercise during this pandemic? Yes. There is evidence that moderate exercise performed for 20-30 minutes 3-4 times per week strengthens the immune system and reduces the risk of viral infection. Scientific studies have
I have a heart condition. Am I at more risk of getting COVID-19 than somebody who doesn’t have a heart condition? No – the infection can be caught by anyone. However, people with underlying heart
From April 2020 we are encouraging our supporters to get involved with raising awareness of CRY, and funds if they wish to, by taking part in the 2020 CRY Virtual Challenge.
You can choose any of the listed challenges (or set your own!) to complete within 20 days or by completing 20 repetitions of something all in one day. Supporters of all ages and abilities can get involved.
Dear CRY members and supporters We hope you are remaining positive and embracing the significant changes ahead of us all during these difficult times associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many of our supporters are
CRY scores a century with Hampshire cricket foundation as they team up to screen 100 young people a day
In the run up to Heart Month 2020, Hampshire Cricket Foundation [the aligned charity to Hampshire Cricket and the Ageas Bowl] came together with CRY to deliver free cardiac screening sessions for members of the
New Ambassador Tony Lit MBE – Managing Director of Sunrise Radio – pledges to “raise awareness of CRY to the British Asian community” through year-long media partnership
The 25th anniversary year of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is getting off to a very ‘bright’ start with the announcement of a 12-month partnership with the award-winning Sunrise Radio, a 24-hour commercial station
Dr Steven Cox, responds to the latest (Dec 2019) recommendations from the UK National Screening Committee (NSC) relating to systematic population screening for cardiac conditions associated with young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)
“Just prior to Christmas Day, the UK National Screening Committee published its conclusion to the consultation reconfirming the UK NSC does not recommend systematic population screening for cardiac conditions associated with Sudden Cardiac Death in
The leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has added an impressive new Echocardiogram (the Vivid™iq, developed by GE Healthcare), to its portfolio of screening equipment used on a daily basis by its
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) would like to thank all those that voted for us in the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant initiative. CRY were bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant initiative. To celebrate Tesco’s Centenary, the supermarket had teamed up with Groundwork to deliver a special voting round of its community funding scheme which will see grants of £25,000, £15,000 and £10,000 awarded to community projects.
CRY was one of three groups that were shortlisted in 10 different regions across the UK to receive the cash award and CRY is proud to announce that we will be receiving £165,000 as part of the initiative.
Dr Steven Cox, CRY’s CEO has today written to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, urging him to make greater investments to areas of the NHS currently being ‘propped up’ by charity and volunteer section.
Debbie Dixon (pictured second left above) has been nominated for a Pride of Britain Award for her fundraising efforts in aid of CRY. Debbie has been fundraising in memory of her son, Aaron, who died