- Born to traditional Punjabi parents and growing up in Wolverhampton, Sathnam Sanghera (Sacha Dhawan) moves to London after graduating from Cambridge University.
- Now in his late 20s he is planning to reveal to his family that he will defy expectations of an arranged marriage – but instead learns a painful family secret.
- This is a touching, humorous and emotional story of a second-generation Indian growing up in Britain and how he juggles his family, love life and career.
- It is based on the critically acclaimed memoirs of Sathnam Sanghera which explores the sensitive subject of mental illness with courage and sensitivity.
Born to traditional Punjabi parents and growing up in Wolverhampton, Sathnam Sanghera (Sacha Dhawan) moves to London after graduating from Cambridge University. Now in his late 20s he is planning to reveal to his family that he will defy expectations of an arranged marriage – but instead learns a painful family secret.
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- When I was told my cancer was back I was devastated, and I didn’t have much time to live,” Shaw said.But Nicole’s final chance was a clinical trial at Stanford.
- There, David Miklos, M.D., and his team used a ground breaking cancer therapy developed by Kite Pharma .
- It works by genetically altering the patient’s own immune cells, which in turn attack and destroy the cancer.
- “We’re taking those cells that we hoped would help us avoid cancer in the first place and we’re adding a little bit more power,” Miklos explained.And in the case of Fernando Guerrero, the Stanford team is taking that power a step further.
- I am absolutely convinced that we will be able to make these therapies more effective for patients with Leukemia and Lymphoma, but extend this to other diseases like brain cancer and some of the most difficult to treat cancers,” Mackall said.Nicole has now been cancer free, and spends every moment…
A new treatment at Stanford is helping many people suffering from lymphoma.
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- Jonathan is citing sources who say that Donald Trump believes he’ll be replacing four supreme court justices during his term.
- “Sotomayor,” Trump said, referring to the relatively recently-appointed Obama justice, whose name is rarely, if ever, mentioned in speculation about the next justice to be replaced.
- But today it is being reported that the President of the United States believes that type 1 diabetes is an impediment to acting as a Supreme Court Justice.
- If Justice Sotomayor can lose her job for having type 1, can you?
- Why is it so easy for Trump to dismiss a human being because they happen to have type 1 diabetes?
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- As parents dropped their kids off at college this fall, President Barack Obama said what many fathers across the country may have been thinking.
- At an event for the Beau Biden Foundation, Obama reflected on how quickly kids grow up.
- “I dropped off Malia at college, and I was saying to Joe [Biden] and Jill [Biden] that it was a little bit like open-heart surgery.”
- Even though it was difficult to move Malia into her dorm room at Harvard, he managed to hold back tears while on campus.
“I was proud that I did not cry in front of her.”
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Formerly conjoined twins Eva and Erika Sandoval are thriving at home and discovering their own separate personalities. The sisters, who were born joined from
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Photographer Nancy Borowick captured her parents’ deep love and joy in life, even as they endured treatment in their 50s for the cancers they knew would soon kill them.
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When getting an abortion is even harder than the decision to have one.
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- “It is awesome to see Dominique back home in the care of her family,” Ruge said in a release from the hospital.
- Nancy Swabb, her husband and their two daughters responded to the post and welcomed Dominique into their home near Chicago.
- Although Swabb misses Dominique, she says, she is thrilled to know that the family has been reunited.
- Dominique’s family has used it to set up a Facebook account and keep in touch with the Swabbs.
- Her father has already sent photos and a thank you message to Swabb, promising to keep them updated on Dominique’s life.
Six weeks after a risky but successful surgery in the US to remove her parasitic twin, baby Dominique has been reunited with her family in Cote d’Ivoire.
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- Diet is one way people manage the symptoms of IBS.
- A new diet for IBS, developed in Australia, is showing promise in managing IBS symptoms.
- So far, studies have shown that a low FODMAP diet improves IBS symptoms.
- Manipulation of dietary short chain carbohydrates alters the pattern of gas production and genesis of symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome.
- Dietary Triggers of Abdominal Symptoms in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Randomized Placebo-Controlled Evidence.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that affects 1 out of 10 people in the United States each year. With symptoms like cramping,…
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- We admit, ours is a tricky proposition, because not everyone “needs” a bra to wear after breast cancer, but everyone seems to understand why it matters.
- Our rewards are designed so that anyone can support us, to bring the millie bra to life.
- One partner, Keeping Abreast, are already secretly planning how they will make sure the millie bra gets to women who really need it.
- The charity fundraise to give women a £15 voucher towards a new bra, so the prospect of whole bundles of gifted millie bras is really exciting for them.
- Kickstarter themselves “LOVE” our project, but we need the full backing, pledging weight of this community behind us now to make this happen.
millie lingerie is raising funds for millie – a non-wired bra to wear after breast cancer on Kickstarter!
A soft & shapely, non-wired bra, with a pocketed lining designed for women who want to feel confident again after breast cancer.
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