Peak oxygen consumption measurement differentiates physiological left ventricular hypertrophy in junior athletes from pathological hypertrophy in adolescents with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Firoozi, S., Sharma, S., Mist, B., Elliott, P.M., Whyte, G. and McKenna, W.J. “Peak oxygen consumption measurement differentiates physiological left ventricular hypertrophy in junior athletes from pathological hypertrophy in adolescents with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.” Heart 2001 Vol.85 (Supplement I), p.31


My London Marathon by Suzanne Pringle

Hi my name is Suzanne Pringle, and I recently ran the London Marathon for the first time. Jill Marsh has asked me to write about my experience. I started my training on January 2nd. In the mornings, I would either go for a run or to the gym, which afterwards, put me in a good […]


Full House for bingo club's fund-raisers

Bingo fans at the Kingsway Club in Brighouse can claim a full house when it comes to fund-raising. A series of charity flyers which involve the club putting up the prizes and the stake money going to charity, have raised £2000. General Manager Stuart Heaton said he was delighted with the amount raised by members. […]


Parachute Jump in memory of Michael Andrews by Fay Hurley

If you wait for Claire to be in one place long enough to write to you, you are in for a long wait, so here goes. In October Andrew Applin (Michael’s half brother) , Claire Hurley (Michael’s cousin and godmother)  and Ester Shamoon took to the skies in memory of Michael Andrews. Fay Claire’s mum […]


The Great Escape

On Sunday 18th March the excited 8 met up for a magnificent 7 in the cafe before embarking on their challenge. They had 24 hours to get as far away from the Tesco store in Thetford, Norfolk with only £25 each to help them on their way. Traveling in pairs David Granger & Brendon Kelly, […]


London Marathon 2001 Heart Runners

This year 118 runners completed the London Marathon. Caroline Gard  ran in memory of her son Andy who died a sudden cardiac death. Caroline’s third London marathon and she found it quite a different experience from before! Paul Davison ,Mat Wilson ,the first costume to cross the line. Captain Charlie Roberts from the Lincoln Army […]