There won’t be many – if any! – CRY supporters and stakeholders who aren’t already familiar with our Consultant Cardiologist, Professor Sanjay Sharma. Not only has Prof Sharma been an integral part of the fabric of our history for the past 25 years, overseeing (and growing) our pioneering screening programme and supervising and mentoring our […]
CRY Founder Alison Cox MBE first had the idea to offer cardiac screening to young people in 1993. Alison discussed this with Professor William McKenna, and with the help of the Lawn Tennis Association, CRY held its first ever screening event in 1993.
In the third part of our “Looking Back at 25” series to mark CRY’s 25th anniversary, we look at when young sudden cardiac death (YSCD) started receiving more press coverage in the early 1990s, and how awareness of CRY and YSCD has grown.
Issue 80 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2019. This issue includes features on plenty of key events, including the latest CRY Conference, the CRY Great Cake Bake, and the 10th CRY Durham Walk, along with major developments such as the funding CRY received from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant.
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 also shown that regular moderate exercise prior to developing a potentially serious viral infection such as flu protects people from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 team of experts – all thanks to funds raised in memory of Harry Faulkner. Harry Faulkner from St Albans collapsed […]
On May 11 we hosted the first CRY Family Research Day, giving some of our supporters a chance to learn more about the massive impact of our research. There was no one better to discuss how CRY’s research has transformed the way we screen young people than CRY Consultant Cardiologist Professor Sanjay Sharma. CRY began […]
CRY’s research program is changing the way we understand, diagnose and manage conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)