Spotting the signs of bowel cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachel Bown

9:45am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

When Rachel Bown was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer – the worst stage – she was eager to find a way to make sense of the ensuing chaos and distract herself, and so began writing lists.

Kimberley Walsh's auctioned off for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kimberley Walsh with her former dance teacher and Haven fundraiser Deana Morgan

11:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Bradford’s singing star Kimberley Walsh is clearing out her closet – to raise funds for a cause close to her heart.

Learning to live with Parkinson’s disease

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parkinsons sufferer Rhona Emmot serves tea at East Morton Memorial Institute

10:31am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Rhona Emmot first noticed that something was wrong when her handwriting changed.

Threat to stroke support group is over - for now

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Maxine Gabbitas and her artwork

11:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Mick Speed had just put a ready meal in the oven, and was looking forward to washing it down with a pint, when he noticed a feeling of ‘pins and needles’ down his left side.

Focus on good diet for cancer patients

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Haven Manager Debra Horsman with Bradford Chef Jonathan Davies

10:35am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Eating healthily is something we should all do as a matter of course.

There’s no stopping Angela as charity drive runs and runs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Angela Morley, pictured during the London Marathon, has been bitten by the running bug and is raising money for charity

10:32am Tuesday 11th March 2014

At the age of 35, Angela Morley never thought that she would need a hip replacement, but the discovery of osteoarthritis in her hips led to the decision being made to allow her some respite from the pain.

Smile Centre helps ease chronic pain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joy Reeves with Dr Katherine Wright, Dr Frances Cole and Chris Nelson at the Smile Centre in Wrose

8:44am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Cushions bearing ‘Keep Calm’ logos, faux fur throws and a basket of twinkling red fairy lights bring a touch of tranquil glamour to the church hall floor.

Ian offers fitness support to Tour de France riders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Physiotherapist Ian Blackburn putting professional racer Tom Barras through his paces. Ian will be helping cyclists manage their injuries and maintain fitness during this summer’s Tour de France Grand Depart

8:42am Tuesday 4th March 2014

When Sir Bradley Wiggins pedalled to victory in the 2012 Tour de France, and won an Olympic Gold the same year, the charismatic cycling champion inspired the nation to get on two wheels.

Connie’s Recipe for a healthy lifestyle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Connie Galilee, centre, who regularly meets up with her friends for a cuppa and a catch up

10:37am Tuesday 25th February 2014

With her floral bomber-style blouson, dusky pink lipstick and mid-heeled black patent shoes, Connie Galilee could give Britain’s most stylish baker – Mary Berry – a run for her money.

Anxiety treatment is on the increase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There is a rise in hospital admissions for elderly women with anxiety

10:30am Tuesday 25th February 2014

The stresses and strains of everyday life can take their toll.

Dementia group on song for laughter, memories and friendship

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Music therapist George Murray plays the keyboard for the MemoryWise group at the Kirkgate Centre in Shipley

9:07am Tuesday 18th February 2014

As the opening notes of All The Nice Girls Love A Sailor are played on a keyboard, a couple of voices can be heard softly singing the familiar song, then a few more join in.

Project’s focus on stroke prevention

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Barbara Edwards discovered she had atrial fibrillation

9:30am Tuesday 11th February 2014

It is described as a potential ticking time bomb.

Make sure you keep your mind in shape

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Braithwaite

9:28am Tuesday 11th February 2014

It’s always intriguing to ask wellbeing experts about the best advice they’ve ever been given.

Eating plan offers food for thought

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Slimming consultant Sandra Murdoch (left) with Michael Johnson and Lauren Redman, who have lost weight with her help

9:27am Tuesday 11th February 2014

housands of pounds have been lost across the Bradford district, thanks to Sandra Murdoch.

Symptoms sign of ovarian cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Janette Oljanuk, who had two ovarian tumours removed

11:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

When Janette Oljanuk began to feel unwell she thought there was a simple explanation.

‘Don’t worry, most GPs have seen everything’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bromley people asked for views on healthcare

10:10am Tuesday 4th February 2014

The possibility of discussing intimate or embarrassing problems with your GP means it’s easier for many people not to think of doctors as human.

The pros and cons of a daily supplement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: In an ideal world, we’d all get all the vitamins and minerals we need from our diets

9:36am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Supplements, as the name suggests, are there to help supplement a diet that may be lacking in certain nutrients, and of course food should always come first.

How we could all give the gift of life

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mohammed Rafique Butt (left) and Nadeem Butt

9:29am Tuesday 28th January 2014

According to Kidney Research UK, kidney failure is up to five times more common in people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

Is anyone too old for cancer care?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More Bradford women are attending breast-screening clinics

9:19am Tuesday 28th January 2014

It has always been said that age is just a number. So why in the 21st century when we have people in their twilight years who are fit and active, is age coming into question when it comes to treatment?

Debbie Purdy: 'Corrie's sensitive storyline is to be applauded’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Last night, Coronation Street viewers watched terminally-ill Hayley Cropper (Julie Hesmondhalgh) say her goodbyes to family and friends before taking her own life in a heartbreaking episode of the hugely-popular soap

8:00am Tuesday 21st January 2014

Last night, millions of Coronation Street viewers watched heartbreaking scenes as terminally ill Hayley Cropper took her own life.

Charity's fortunes lifted by Kimberley Walsh's TV quiz spot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christian with parents Lisa and Andrew and sisters Eve and Fearne

8:43am Tuesday 14th January 2014

When Lisa Midgley’s son, Christian, was diagnosed with Congenital Cytomegalovirus – a birth disorder affecting around one in 150 newborn babies – shortly after he was born, she found solace in a charity supporting families affected by the condition.

Feeling the weight of an increase in obesity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Feeling the weight of an increase in obesity

11:00am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Obesity, and its impact on health, is rarely out of the headlines these days. But if you think it’s something that only overweight people should be concerned about, think again – it’s predicted that 50 per cent of the UK population could be obese by 2050, with a cost just short of £50 billion a year.

Mealtimes that are Med to measure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mealtimes that are Med to measure

10:00am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Mediterranean-style eating has long been thought of as healthy, but now even mainstream medics are singing its praises – and advising that people in the UK take heed.

Yorkshire twist to one-stop shop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Suzannah Hepworth at The Local Pantry

8:53am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Walking into The Local Pantry is like stepping back to a gentler age when village shops were the focus of communities.

NHS campaign launch for winter health

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Flu jabs are available to prevent winter illness as people are urged to look after their health with campaign

6:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

A campaign has started to urge patients in the Bradford district to look after their health this winter and get the right NHS treatment if they are ill.

'Losing weight helped save my life'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alison with husband Darren and daughters Grace, nine, and Hannah, 12

9:33am Tuesday 19th November 2013

When Alison Dinsdale embarked on a slimming programme she never thought it would save her life.

A veggie lifestyle on Jane Marshall's online menu

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jane Marshall

9:10am Tuesday 24th September 2013

Jane Marshall became a vegetarian when she was ten, and more than 30 years later she is still asked, “what do you eat?”

Amanda's a weight-loss wonder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amanda Firth with her “rock” – husband Wayne – and children Joshua, Alfie and Jessica

8:32am Tuesday 10th September 2013

Weight loss surgery was to be Amanda Firth’s last resort.

Tracy Gould has fighting spirit with Zumba record attempt

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tracy Gould (second from the right) on the pitch at Odsal practising to beat the world Zumba record with Mandy Wood, Zumba instructor Rachael Keighley, Angela Moore, Angela Crane and Dawn Taylor

8:39am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

On August 17, the city of Bradford will attempt a world record.

Two men's slimming success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Daniel Letch (far right) with his fellow slimmers

9:20am Tuesday 4th June 2013

A family tragedy triggered Daniel Letch’s weight gain.

The weight-loss invention you can bet your britches on, says Farnaz Khan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Farnaz Khan with her Fit Britches shapewear

8:56am Tuesday 30th April 2013

Farnaz Khan was on a mission to lose weight for a family wedding, but despite diet and exercise she found that stubborn pockets of fat just wouldn’t budge.

Crafty way to cope with the Isis Project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linda Groom, centre, enjoys the Isis Project, pictured with Kim Harold, Myslin Chibudu, Katie Blomfield and Kriselle Kenton

8:38am Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Handicrafters often talk about how their hobby has helped them cope with testing times in their lives.

It's party time for super slimmer Ami!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ami Gill, who has lost 11st after having a gastric bypass

10:14am Tuesday 16th April 2013

Ami Gill feels half the woman she used to be after shedding 11st in less than a year following a life-changing operation.

How Steven, 9, inspired his family to fight the fat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrea, Steven, Thomas and Andrew Wild are much happier after changing their lifestyle

1:18pm Monday 15th April 2013

When young Steven Wild embarked on an exercise programme, it was the impetus for his family to get fit.

Mum's gift that is still giving - ten years on

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carol Robertson – who set up the Brain Tumour Support Across Yorkshire in tribute to her friend Andrea Key – with research scientist Sean Lawler

2:00pm Tuesday 19th February 2013

This year marks the tenth anniversary of a charity that has helped to bring brain tumour research to the fore in Yorkshire.

How painting eases the pain of fibromyalgia for artist Sarah

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artist and chromic pain sufferer Sarah Lin with one of her paintings on display at Bar Twenty5

10:01am Tuesday 12th February 2013

Years of illness left Sarah, a mother-of-four, unable to walk and confined to her bed for six months. Now she is rebuilding her life through painting, and the Shamanic teachings she practises.

Caravan helps pull in the cash for children's heart unit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gillian, left, and Cathryn with their caravan Vera, which has been transformed to showcase their creations

10:24am Tuesday 15th January 2013

Sally Clifford meets two mums whose fundraising efforts for children's unit are from the heart

Mandy less of a woman after photos told a story

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Before... Mandy and husband Bob during her 50th birthday in Borneo

9:45am Tuesday 8th January 2013

For Mandy Crowther, it was gazing at photographs of her 50th birthday celebrations that led her to make a life-changing decision.

Zahra’s weight loss is all part of a family tradition!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zahra Parker before losing more than 6st

9:42am Tuesday 8th January 2013

When Zahra Parker made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, it became a real family affair.

The herb is the word for Marcos Patchett

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford-born herbalist Marcos Patchett grows his own herbs to use in his remedies

10:20am Wednesday 10th October 2012

Herbs have long been known for their healing properties.

Students in Bradford are warned of the dangers of drugs

11:44am Friday 5th October 2012

New students in Bradford are being warned to stay safe and to be aware of the danger of drugs after the death of a student from Shelf who took ecstasy while at university in Leeds.

Bradford heart rhythm sufferers in line for help

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TV presenter Harry Gration is checked at a previous heart rhythm session

7:00am Wednesday 26th September 2012

People in the Bradford district living with a heart rhythm disorder are invited to attend a support group which holds its first meeting in Shipley next month.

Bradford Royal Infirmary team boosts stroke survival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRI ward nine stroke team members (from left) Angela Ratcliffe and Jo Nussey with Chris Patterson

11:00am Saturday 22nd September 2012

A team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is transforming the quality of care for stroke patients.

Born in Bradford researchers start play project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Grace and William Bates (left) and Sahil Mehmood and Ella Bates (right) with Brenda Thomson

11:00am Tuesday 18th September 2012

A research project starts in the city this week to find out if introducing pre-school children to a programme of exercise improves their health.

Plea for food aid as child poverty soars in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berrry

7:00am Monday 17th September 2012

A charity helping to feed poverty-stricken families is making a desperate appeal for food donations as it is revealed that more than 37,000 youngsters in Bradford are now living below the breadline.

Bradford baby mortality rate falls for fourth year - but only slightly

7:00am Monday 10th September 2012

The district’s infant mortality rate is slowly declining, but remains significantly higher than average and the gap between the most deprived areas of Bradford and the rest of the district remains, a report has revealed.

Bradford Royal Infirmary and Airedale Hospital rank well in hip op statistics

9:00am Monday 10th September 2012

Hospitals in the district have scored highly in a report ranking trusts throughout the country on the care they provide for people with hip fractures.

Drop-in event to highlight lymphoedema condition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lymphoedema support group chairman Paul Deary is treated at Undercliffe medical centre by a nurse

10:50am Thursday 6th September 2012

Specialist nurses who treat a distressing condition which causes chronic swelling to limbs and other areas of the body are taking part in an awareness week.

Rachael helps to find calm in the chaos with Dru Yoga

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachael Hattersley, who has taken up teaching yoga

8:43am Tuesday 28th August 2012

A series of life-changing circumstances forced Rachael Hattersley to follow her heart.

Chance to operate hospital's £2million Da Vinci 'robodoc'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People can have a behind-the-scenes look at the new £2m Da Vinci surgical robot

11:00am Saturday 18th August 2012

People in Bradford can try their hand at being a surgeon when the city’s hospital throws open its doors in a major showcase event.



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