BBC Inside Out South East

BBC Inside Out featured CRY and supporters, Sue & Chris Dewhirst, and Ann Demaine in their programme on Sunday 20th January. Sue Dewhirst is followed through the process of getting genetic testing for heart conditions after the death of her son, Matthew Dewhirst. Ann Demaine talks of the importance of screening at Bodmin College, Cornwall […]


Update Magazine Issue 79

CRY Update 79 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2019. In May, we found out that CRY had been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant in 10 regions across the country, which gave people a chance to vote to support CRY using their tokens after shopping. You […]


CRY’s first Family Research Day

CRY’s research program is changing the way we understand, diagnose and manage conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)


Update Magazine Issue 78

CRY Update 78 reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2019. In March we announced two new additions to our group of CRY Ambassadors: England and GB international hockey player James Gall and artist Katy Jade Dobson. You can read about James and Katy and why they decided to support CRY […]


University Principal runs London Marathon on behalf of CRY

The 39th London Marathon took place on Sunday 28th April with a record number of entrants – including the Principal of St George’s, University of London, Professor Jenny Higham. Prof Higham decided to run her first-ever marathon this year in support of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). Prof Higham said “It’s something I’ve always […]


Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular heart disease

Gati S, Malhotra A, Sharma S Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular disease BMJ Heart, January 2019 {Abstract} Valvular heart disease affects approximately 3% of young individuals, many of whom aspire to partake in competitive sport or high intensity recreational exercise. Although reports on the natural history of valvular heart disease in athletes are sparse, […]


Young sudden cardiac deaths remain a hidden killer

You Magazine, 3rd March 2019 At least 620 young people aged 35 or under die in the UK every year as a result of an undiagnosed heart condition. Screenings are an important measure in saving these lives and preventing these tragic deaths. Read more.


Sudden death and left ventricular in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Miles C, Finocchiaro G, Papadakis M, Gray B, Westaby J, Ensam B, Basu J, Parry-Williams G, Papatheodorou E, Paterson C, Malhotra A, Robertus JL, Ware JS, Cook SA, Asimaki A, Witney A, Chis Ster I, Tome M, Sharma S, Behr ER, Sheppard MN Sudden death and left ventricular in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy American Heart Association Journal, […]