CRY Research Highlights 2020

Read the 2020 issue of CRY’s Research Highlights CRY’s new digital Research Highlights booklet covers all of our research news, conferences, and developments from 2020. This issue includes videos of all presentations from the 2020 virtual CRY International Medical Conference (page 2), full video recordings of excellent webinars hosted by Professor Sanjay Sharma and Dr Michael

Looking Back at 25: The history of Heart Month

For over a decade, February has been recognised as Heart Month – a global awareness initiative, highlighting the prevalence and impact of heart conditions on people of all ages. Originally created in the U.S. back in 2009, the campaign took a couple of years to become fully established in the UK – however, CRY was amongst

A story for National Heart Month 2021

With the start of National Heart Month 2021 rapidly approaching now that February is only a few days away, here at CRY we felt it was really important to flag up and share a positive story that hit the national press just before Christmas. 14-year-old Finn Mason’s recent experience is a timely reminder – most importantly

Looking Back: The history of myheart

Since CRY was first launched in 1995, there’s always been a huge focus on supporting families and individuals through the aftermath of a young sudden cardiac death – as well as funding research and screening to help prevent these devastating tragedies. That focus has never wavered in CRY’s 25-year history and has been at the forefront

CRY Update Magazine Issue 82

Click here to read the digital version of Update 82 Issue 82 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2020. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to lead to the cancellation of many events and fundraising activities in recent months, so this May-August period wasn’t nearly the same

Looking back at CRY’s 2020 through COVID-19

2020 has been a tough year for everyone, including CRY and charities all around the country. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began we have carried on working and providing the same support we typically offer, but doing so with CRY’s staff working remotely from home. With most fundraising events being cancelled, screening events coming to a halt,

Looking Back at 25: CRY at Christmas

Here, at CRY, we know that Christmas can be a very, very difficult time for families – and friends – affected by the tragedy of young sudden cardiac death. As such, over the past 25 years, our team have always been incredibly conscious of the sensitivities around the so-called ‘season of goodwill’, mindful of the mixed

CRY shares new research developments at ESC Congress 2020

Dr Michael Papadakis has been a key member of the CRY team for years after first joining the charity when he started his training as a CRY Research Fellow in 2007. He’s continued to develop education in the sports cardiology field by building educational material for the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and launched a novel

Young people lose out on ‘life-saving’ CRY heart screenings due to lockdown

CRY usually provides free heart checks for over 30,000 young people every year in the UK, but we have had to halt our specialist services over the past 8 months. Finn Mason. One of the many families supporting CRY’s screening programme is the Mason family from Surrey. Niki’s 14-year-old son, Finn, was diagnosed with a dangerous

Looking Back at 25: The importance of CRY’s Memorial Funds

For the past 25 years, bereaved families have reached out to CRY for support and solace in their darkest of times. CRY has – and always will be – here for those families and individuals, with our team on-hand to help and guide them as they try to navigate their way through the often-unchartered territories of