Mechanisms of adaptation to high intensity exercise in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

J Basu, P Ricci, H Maclachlan, C Miles, R Bhatia, G Parry-Williams, S Sharma, M Tome, D Nikoletou, M Papadakis, J O’Driscoll. 09 November 2023. Read the paper here Abstract Background: Many individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) demonstrate exercise limitation. For a proportion this may be related to their overall cardiorespiratory fitness influenced by physical activity habits, body mechanics, or habitus. In others there is […]

The aortic root in young adults

N Chatrath, R Bhatia, S Fyyaz, J Forster, S Marwaha, C Scrocco, N Jayaratne, B Ensam, E Androulakis, S Al-Turaihi, S Sharma, M Tome Esteban, M Papadakis. 09 November 2023. Read paper here Abstract Background: Aortic size varies between individuals and is influenced by age, gender, body size and blood pressure. There are numerous studies aimed at defining normative aortic root measurements, but the vast majority of […]

Update Magazine Issue 86

Read CRY Update 86 here Issue 86 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2021. There were a lot of major fundraising events in this four-month period after so many had been cancelled over the last two years due to the pandemic. This started with the Great North

CRY Update Magazine Issue 85

Read Update Magazine Issue 85 here Issue 85 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2021. From June, fundraising and screening levels started returning to pre-COVID levels as events around the country started picking up and we returned to holding regular screening events again. We also transformed the

CRY Update Magazine Issue 84

Read issue 84 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 84 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2021. In February as Heart Month began, we introduced an exciting new fundraising initiative: the 25 Million Metre Challenge. Supporters could take part individually or in teams as we collectively

CRY Update Magazine Issue 83

Read Issue 83 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 83 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2020. Even with continued restrictions and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CRY’s supporters remained active and engaged as always to raise funds and awareness however they could. On October

CRY Research Highlights 2019

Read the 2019 issue of CRY’s Research Highlights This issue of CRY’s Research Highlights covers all of our research news, conferences, and developments from 2019. As always, the CRY Conference in 2019 was a fantastic event, with some of the world’s leading experts in young sudden cardiac death and sports cardiology coming together to talk about

Looking back at 15 years of the CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk

The CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk originally began in 2007, a year after former opera star Kathryn Harries became a CRY Patron and had the idea for a walking event. Walkers at the 2007 Heart of London Bridges Walk. A year later in 2007, Kathryn and 400 CRY supporters from all over the UK completed

An interview with CRY’s first Research Fellow, Dr Jayesh Makan

CRY is mostly known in the UK for its screening programme, where we typically screen over 30,000 young people each year. However, in the medical community around the world, CRY is best known for research. CRY currently has 5 Research Fellows who divide their time between NHS clinics, CRY screening events (once they can safely resume)