New test better predicts which babies will develop type 1 diabetes

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 08/08/2020 - 12:43pm

A new approach to predicting which babies will develop type 1 diabetes moves a step closer to routine testing for newborns which could avoid life-threatening complications.

Scientists at seven international sites have followed 7,798 children at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes from birth, over nine years, in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) Study. The TEDDY Study is a large international study funded primarily by the US National Institutes of Health and U.S. Centers for Disease Control, as well as by the charity JDRF.

In research...

6 Nations Super Saturday Screening

Event Date: 
17/03/2018 - 11:30am to 9:00pm
Sandy Park, Exeter

Enjoy screenings of the final three games of this year’s NatWest 6 Nations at Sandy Park, with match day punditry from members of the Exeter Chiefs playing squad and coaching staff. Guests will enjoy three world-class games of rugby and listen to pre and post match analysis from our panel of experts plus the chance to with Chiefs prizes in our sweepstake competitions. Doors open at 11:30am and a hot lunch is included with your ticket.

The games are:

  • Italy v Scotland KO 12:30
  • England v Ireland KO 14:45
  • Wales v France KO 17:00


Thermalogica Turns Three

Authored by FHScreening
Posted: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 1:11pm

In celebration of three successful years in business, founders of Thermalogica Terri Bainbridge and Lisa Portman hosted a party at the newly opened Exeter Cookery School.

It’s no coincidence that Thermalogica celebrated turning three during breast cancer awareness month. It was Terri’s own battle with breast cancer that led to her opening Thermalogica with childhood friend, Lisa, in 2013. In 2016, they remain one of the few UK based clinics specialising in thermal imaging as a means of early clinical detection and prevention of disease. Since opening their doors, the clinic has...

MP to host screening of Human Rights documentary

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:32am

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, is hosting a special screening in the Houses of Parliament of “To Light a Candle” - a documentary on the persecution of Iran’s Bahá’í community produced by acclaimed independent Iranian journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari.

The film is being screened on Monday 16th March from 4 – 6pm in Parliament.

The film chronicles how Iran’s Bahá’ís continue to eschew victim status despite the bitter oppression under which they live, and documents the establishment of the Bahá’í Higher Institute of Education, an underground university which...

Glyndebourne Screening

Event Date: 
09/07/2013 - 7:00pm to 10:45pm
Picture House, Exeter

Cinema screenings at Exeter Picturehouse from the Glyndebourne Festival 2013 season. Picture House members Members' priority booking from Monday 1st April, general sales from Monday 8th April.

The 2013 Glyndebourne Festival opens with a new production of this compelling and intricately crafted collaboration between composer Richard Strauss and writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal. After the enormous success of Der Rosenkavalier, the two men conceived the idea of a light entertainment, a small trifle to amuse and divert the public.

Tickets are £20 per adult, £15 for concession and £...