[WEBINAR] on Digital Health with @DigiHealthGen

This evening I joined a webinar on 'Digital Health' from a Wellcome funded project. Here are my rough notes from the session:   Young people are Uusing the internet to check out symptoms, working out what can/can’t do, rather than going to the GP. Wellcome Trust project – just starting – re digital health generation. Emma Rich (sociology/education) and Andy Miah (currently in Korea doing stuff with the Olympics). Also Deborah Lupton – self tracking, quantification…

[CANCER] Week 2 of #Paclitaxel: Thinking wigs and enduring the Cold Cap #BreastCancer #Chemotherapy

Today is 6 months to the day since I went to visit the Dr to query a possible lump in my breast. I'm now onto week 2 out of 9 of the second chemotherapy drug - #Paclitaxel. I had hoped initially that I wouldn't need the cold cap for this drug (especially as I have to have it every week), as I thought hair grew back ... but the potential side effects still include hair…

[MEDIA] Talking #SID2018 #ItStartsWithUs with @PremierRadio and @PaulUCB

Tuesday was Safer Internet Day, and I had a couple of chats with Cara Bentley, from Premier Radio and Paul Hammond, from UCB Radio - some overlaps, and some different angles so you can listen to both here: On UCB at 10.25am with Paul Hammond (note I work at Manchester Metropolitan University, not Manchester University) On Premier Radio at 1.45pm with Cara Bentley in The News Hour