News & Features

Xtreme Everest – The Story So Far
on 9 May 2017 at 10:08 am

Xtreme Everest – The Story So Far

We catch up with Kay Mitchell, Senior Research Manager at the Xtreme Everest Team, as we approach the tenth anniversary of their Everest Summit and that famous 2.55 KPa arterial blood gas.

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New Triumph Against Malaria
on 1 May 2017 at 10:41 am

New Triumph Against Malaria

Scientists at Cardiff University have dramatically streamlined the production of Artemisinin, the number one treatment for Malaria.

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Ueli Steck dies on Everest
on 30 April 2017 at 2:31 pm

Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died while acclimatising for an ascent of Everest.

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To the Darien Gap and beyond
on 3 April 2017 at 8:35 pm

To the Darien Gap and beyond

This month the six members of the British Trans-Americas Expedition set forth on their 20,000 mile journey from south to north along the pan-American highway by motorbike.

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World Tuberculosis Day: Unite to End TB
on 24 March 2017 at 1:54 pm

World Tuberculosis Day: Unite to End TB

Today is World TB Day: we speak to Sorsha Roberts from Health Poverty Action about working among the San people to break down barriers to accessing TB care.

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Vacuum limb immobilisation. Credit: Luca Festari
on 21 February 2017 at 7:53 pm

Ski Patrol Equipment in Scotland

Harriet Gray-Stephens, a ski patroller in Glenshee, gives us the lowdown on first aid equipment in Scotland. Tips and photos from an adventure medic who loves the snow.

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Red Bull Air Force team members training at Kirby Chambliss ranch near Casa Grande on 28 January 2014.
on 29 January 2017 at 1:47 pm

Francesco Feletti: Extreme Sports Medicine

Dr Francesco Feletti, author of the new textbook of Extreme Sports Medicine, on BASE jumping, what makes an extreme sport, and the challenges of Extreme Sports Medicine.

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Getting in some outdoor training
on 3 January 2017 at 8:18 pm

Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2016

With the deadline for bids to hold the next Student Wilderness Medicine UK conference almost upon us, Tom Beddis & Ellie Dickson tells us how they managed to organise last year’s fantastic weekend in beautiful autumnal Scotland.

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Medication Use Among Mount Everest Climbers
on 15 December 2016 at 11:26 am

Medication Use Among Mount Everest Climbers

What are people taking on Everest? And do you know what your group are taking on your expedition?

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017
on 5 December 2016 at 7:10 pm

Red Bull X-Alps 2017

Details of the 2017 Red Bull X-Alps race are now live. The eighth edition of the race will start on 2 July 2017, with the athletes racing 1000km by foot and paraglider from Salzburg to Monaco.

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