Parenteral nutrition and other feeding support for babies in the neonatal unit
03
March

Parenteral nutrition and other feeding support for babies in the neonatal unit

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

My name is Louise and I am a neonatal consultant. For the babies that are in the neonatal unit there’s a whole team of professionals that are involved. Doctors, nurses, breastfeeding support, pharmacists and we all work together as a team and assess our babies throughout their journey in the neonatal unit and adjust the […]


Because Games Matter – Jacob’s Story – Extra Credits
17
January

Because Games Matter – Jacob’s Story – Extra Credits

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Welcome back to another special “Because Games Matter” episode of Extra Credits, where we highlight the real-world good that games can do! Today, we’re going to be hearing from a young person that benefited from the Child’s Play charity, Who actually relayed their story in ASL, and had it transcribed for us so they could […]


Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko – Appeal of Redden Lasala
30
November

Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko – Appeal of Redden Lasala

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Redden Lasala was born with two heart defect, he is 7 months old when his parents learned his condition. What is Redden’s condition? How can we help him? Let us watch his story. Rolly Lasala hail from Sorsogon, together with his wife-Jane, and their one-year-old son Redden, they went here in Manila to be able […]


My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies
13
October

My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi Sophie, I’m Kirsty, thanks for coming today to show us what happens when we have a Skin Prick Test. Why would anyone need this test? Doctors and nurses can ask for this test if people have asthma or eczema or problems with their ears or their nose or they have problems with food. And […]


How To Cope With Pet Allergies | Blue Cross Pet Advice
10
October

How To Cope With Pet Allergies | Blue Cross Pet Advice

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Gemma. Pet allergies. Not only are they a nuisance, but they can also put a stop to you getting a pet and result in some people giving up their pet. But it’s important that you remember that everyone is different and it’s likely you can find the right pet for you even if […]


Join the Asthma UK team in the 2018 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100
09
October

Join the Asthma UK team in the 2018 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

People don’t realise how serious asthma is. We need all the help we can get and there are so many children out there that die completely unnecessarily. I’m cycling for Asthma UK for two reasons. Firstly, my eldest daughter, Neve, suffers with severe asthma, and Asthma UK have been a great support in getting treatment […]


Natasha Coates – The Gymnast Allergic to Exercise
07
October

Natasha Coates – The Gymnast Allergic to Exercise

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

People always ask me how does it work if I’m a gymnast that’s allergic to exercise and in reality it doesn’t but you just kind of have to make it the best you can. I have a rare condition called mast cell activation syndrome which in effect makes me allergic to everything and I also […]



Jessica Borham on National Asthma Campaign’s straw campaign at IWITOT
02
September

Jessica Borham on National Asthma Campaign’s straw campaign at IWITOT

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

counts you down, so if everybody’s ready with their straw pack I’ll see if you’ve got asthma I’ll start now. So as you breathe through the straw I’d just like you to imagine what it might be like to experience that sensation of your breathing being restricted for hours, days, if not the rest of […]


Baby First Aid: How to save a choking baby
29
August

Baby First Aid: How to save a choking baby

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Today I’m going to show you how to help a baby under the age of one if they are choking. What I mean by choking is that if something has got stuck and it’s in their mouth and it’s slipped back and it is blocking off the tube that they breathe through; we call it […]