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Active+me programme and Activ8rlives App helps give NHS patients living with heart conditions the confidence and skills to exercise safely

More than 26,000 people are recorded as living with heart disease in Cambridge and Peterborough and regular activity is one of the best ways for people with a heart condition to make a good recovery after surgery or a heart attack, but patients are confused [1]. What is safe? How much should they do? A […]

Posted on November 18, 2019

Inhaler devices and global warming: Flawed arguments

Excerpts from Mark L Levy et al, BMJ Open “In an attempt to address issues related to global warming and the contribution of pMDIs, Wilkinson et al have succeeded in generating a great deal of negative, potentially harmful media interest for patients who currently rely on these devices. They analysed the potential impact of switching […]

Posted on November 12, 2019

Don’t blame kids with asthma for polluting the environment with their inhalers

PRESS COMMENT 31st October 2019: Aseptika Limited (Activ8rlives), Cambridgeshire, UK 1.1 million of the UK’s children have asthma. 10% have moderate-to-severe asthma and these children should be treated by specialist paediatricians, expert in controlling what can be a life-threatening condition. Widely reported in the media on 30th October 2019 (BBC, Daily Mail, Telegraph) is the […]

Posted on October 31, 2019

‘Aggressive’ blood pressure control helps beat dementia, study finds

New research supports the evidence that high blood pressure or hypertension, sometimes called the ‘silent killer’, is pointing to a lowered chance of developing mild cognitive impairment when they keep their blood pressure below 120mg. The author of the new research, Dr Walter Koroshetz, director of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of […]

Posted on August 15, 2019

Asthma+me – the App being trialled to help children manage severe asthma

A new Asthma+me App is being trialled at Sheffield Children’s Hospital to help children manage their severe asthma. A partnership between Sheffield Children’s and technology company Aseptika, the innovative trial uses the newly developed Asthma+me App to help patient and parents better manage severe asthma outside of the hospital. The App allows the patient and/or […]

Posted on August 12, 2019

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Latest Case Studies

Back into shape mum

Amber and her five year old son walked their way to a healthier, fitter, future, thanks to a radical new approach to fitness, which started with aiming for just 10,000 steps every day.

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