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Articles from South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales) (July 24, 2019)

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'African plume' entices the crowds out to Barry Island. 284
'I used to be homeless... now I've got a first-class degree'. 1080
'I was so lucky to have been treated with this life-saving procedure' A procedure called a thrombectomy reduces the severity of disability caused by stroke and, in some cases, saves lives. Here, the Stroke Association calls for the innovative treatment to be made available across Wales... 905
'It's time for a change' - election challenge to police commissioner. 534
A thrilling slice of life in Madeira; GILL MARTIN has a whale of a time on madeira but draws the line at leaping off a waterfall as tall as a hotel. 1271
Academy aiming to relieve radiology staffing shortfall; Radiology services are being put under immense pressure by rising patient demand and staffing problems. But an innovative academy dedicated to training new imaging professionals has the potential to ease the burden on the NHS... 801
Active project to break down barriers for teens; It's common knowledge that many children spend more time playing computer games and watching TV than being active. But a new project by Swansea University is empowering children in the city to get fit and improve their heart health... 1092
Alcohol-free Sundown in the Derwen Arms. 458
Alison and Andy lead the way; Here, the Royal College of Nursing in Wales profiles two nurses making a massive contribution to their respective fields... 813
An amazing pill which contains a camera to help diagnose serious bowel conditions; Doctors and nurses in Wales are using amazing cameras in pill-form to detect signs of serious bowel conditions. Here, Mark Smith speak to two clinicians about the technology which is speeding up the diagnostic process... 1017
Autumn date for latest on bid to secure community farm's future. 406
Barrett's patient takes part in PAN cancer trial. 240
Bikers help businesses blaze a trail in adventure tourism; A growing number of small businesses are riding the wave of biking popularity in Merthyr Tydfil. Yusuf Khan reports. 988
Blues fans call for better relationship between region and Athletic Club. 640
Born to be wild; PICK OF THE DAY animal babies: first year on earth BBC2, 9pm. 258
Breathalyser set to detect early signs of cancer; GPs could soon use breathalysers to spot the early signs of cancer in patients. Here, health correspondent Mark Smith looks at how this technology could save the NHS millions... 618
Clubs unite to pay tribute to a 'gentle giant'. 600
Council condemns 'abhorrent' dog meat festival. 227
County join up for shirt campaign. 208
Dad killed in tractor tragedy. 148
Dehydration: New talking mugs assist the vulnerable; Older people can be vulnerable to dehydration and suffer major sideeffects as a result. But new 'talking mugs' being trialled in Welsh hospitals could make a huge difference to their wellbeing, as Mark Smith reports... 755
Devils start league bid against Clan. 135
Digital technology informing our health; Digital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. Here Dr Alisha Davies, from Public Health Wales, explores how the Welsh population is using it to improve their health... 706
Dr Phillip Wardle, the consultant radiologist at Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB and director of National Imaging Academy Wales, explains why the academy is so important... 598
EVENTS DIARY. Calendar 399
Family's anguish after camper van tragedy. 854
Figures reveal scale of courts sell-off; in brief. 136
Forest agree to let Osborn join the Blades' Premier push. 367
Fury at school route funding. 161
Future innovation crucial as patients rely heavily on new medical devices; A national body set up by the Welsh Government is aiming to improve access to the latest health technologies. Here Dewi Powell, from Health Technology Wales (HTW), explains how the best ideas are supported by the organisation from innovation to implementation... 966
Green light given for electric rickshaw pilot. 447
Groundbreaking treatment available for prostate issues; Do you find yourself getting up a lot in the night to pee? It could be a sign of something more serious. Here Neil Fenn, consultant urologist at HMT Sancta Maria Hospital in Swansea, talks about enlarged prostates and how a groundbreaking new "stream treatment" is helping patients... 939
HANDS ON THE BUZZER; Test your knowledge with the Friends of the Earth Bee Quiz (answers at the bottom of the page). 138
heady heady heady. 439
heady. 282
Hospital tearoom and hair salon is a cut above; Dementia can be frightening, disorientating and affect a patient's quality of life. However, one community hospital has found new and innovative ways of helping people live more comfortably with the condition... 559
How Lego-based therapy makes a world of difference; People with autism are improving their communication and social skills through Lego. Here speech and language therapy technician Francesca Gallo explains why these plastic bricks are far more than just toys... 742
How pupils can text their school nurse via new app. 491
Infected blood probe told of man's 'horrific' death. 953
Innovation shaping future of medicine; Health correspondent Mark Smith pays tribute to the professionals who are exploring pioneering procedures to improve patients'lives. 440
It's China in his hands... but is heading east really the best bet for Gareth? 1323
IT'S GAUL RIGHT NOW; If you're done with Disney, this might be your perfect Paris break - with a story 2,000 years in the making. JAMES CARTLEDGE takes his family back in time. 952
Johnson's victory causes dismay and delight in Wales. 1244
Let's get buzzy. 471
Man faces court accused of city centre murder. 194
Man stabbed in hand during path 'robbery' in brief. 202
Meeting time change on hold. 195
Mobile app to aid breast cancer patients' recovery; Every year the Welsh Health Hack brings health professionals together with tech companies to work out simple solutions to today's healthcare problems.Here,welookatonemobileappwhichisaidingbreastcancerpatients'RECOVERYANDGENERATINGSAVINGSFORONEWELSHHOSPITAL... 903
Money advice for people affected by mental illness; When you think of ways of helping people recover from mental illness, a money advice service probably isn't the first thing which springs to mind. Here, mental health charity Hafal explains how its pioneering initiative is giving hundreds of people across Wales peace of mind... 838
New drugs scheme is making a difference to elderly; Older people can suffer unwanted side-effects from the overuse of medication. But a new scheme from Swansea University is aiming to reduce this problem and allow individuals to live safely for longer... 1393
Nothing fishy about advice to cut risk of bowel cancer. 303
One year on... Sam goes for slice of glory with no regrets about quitting. 1469
Out of work - and in prison; A huge proportion of people taken into custody don't have jobs. 490
Path Finder helps people with Parkinson's to walk; A big problem among thousands of Parkinson's patients is their ability to walk properly. Here, health correspondent Mark Smith highlights how university researchers are aiming to combat this potentially dangerous dilemma through technology... 677
Plans for traveller pitches at beauty spot. 349
Please be aware of the danger of quarry lakes; Get in touch - tell us what you think Email: Twitter: @WalesOnline Facebook: Post: Media Wales, 6 Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR. Letter to the editor 1189
Popular restaurant closed for renovation. 185
Pressure on Johnson as MPs call for the release of Nazanin. 349
Pub chain carpeted over choice of flooring. 460
Restaurant row over carers spoils anniversary meal. 606
Revolutionary backpack that allows cancer patients to live independently; Cancer patients will soon be able to have their treatment at home thanks to a new 'chemotherapy backpack'. Here, health correspondent Mark Smith finds out more about the groundbreaking piece of equipment... 1216
Root calls for feelgood factor to continue. 377
Rorke's Drift medals on show. 146
Rowland, Neumann in return for sevens. 271
Sharon's vision restored after pioneering surgery; People with disorders of the cornea often have to endure an invasive transplant which can lead to complications, but a new procedure is leading to much better outcomes, as health correspondent Mark Smith explains... 934
SOAP WATCH; Your guide to all the drama in the Square, on the cobbles and in the Dales. 173
SPORT RELIEF; McFly's Danny Jones tells LISA SALMON how being part of a sports team helped him cope with bullying as a child, and why he's behind a new campaign to get school kids more active. 866
Study shows city gardens not so green. 508
Superfan John meets Gavin and Stacey idols. 358
Surgery has given Janine confidence and new lease of life; When Janine's legs began to swell to excessive levels, she completely lost her self-confidence. Here, Spire Healthcare explains how they were able to diagnose and treat the problem and give the woman her life back... 958
Surgical treatment for hamstring agony makes difference for injury-prone athletes; For most people who suffer hamstring tears, the injury repairs itself within a couple of months. But in some cases it can cause major, long-term agony and require a new kind of surgery, as Nuffield Health explains... 1251
Swim duo warned in showdown on podium. 400
TAKING STOCK; Mud, music and marijuana. MARION MCMULLEN looks at how Woodstock rocked the world 50 years ago. 842
Tan considers ending LA link and putting his focus on Bluebirds. 581
Taxi firm in advert row denies racism. 305
The Welsh businesses helping to keep you healthy; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE The Development Bank of Wales has supported a number of health innovation and healthcare companies. 553
Thomas survives fall to stay in second spot. 551
Tramadol driver caused death of man, court told. 767
UK's first state-of-theart genetic screening facility available here. 589
Updates via video keep mum and dad in the picture; Many new mums and dads suffer with separation anxiety when they have to leave their newborn baby in hospital for additional care. But a new video messaging service is allowing them to see their child even when they aren't on the unit, as Eve Edmunds explains... 790
Warning shots fired at Russian aircraft; SOUTH KOREA SCRAMBLES JETS. 204
WEBCHAT; Why is Gareth Bale so disliked at Real Madrid? A Spanish journalist explains. 351
What is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? 416
Why your picnic should be about more than the food; DON'T JUST EAT AL FRESCO, EXERCISE TOO, SAYS FITNESS EXPERT MICHELLE CHILDS. 910
With my two, what you lose on the swings... gets worse on the seesaw; DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR A FIRST-TIME DAD OF TWINS. 474
Worker who quit over 'rape' loses dismissal claim. 876
YA BOOK of the week. 192
Youngsters find knives linked to fatal stabbing of teenager. 256

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