The vibrating belt that banishes back pain and tells you to sit up straightLumbago or lower back pain affects 80% of peopleNew Lumbia works to stop sufferers slouching Hoped it will be available across Europe by in 2014 By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 14:52 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 24 April 2013 A vibrating belt could help eliminate lumbago or lower back pain The Lumbia belt aims to remedy lumbago and, in particular, to prevent the need for surgery.
One million now affected by winter vomiting bug – and cases are set to soar well into the New Year Number of norovirus cases up by 83 per cent on this time last yearToll is expected to rise, says the Health Protection AgencyThe number of cases has risen earlier than expected this year, following a trend seen across Europe | UPDATED: 17:55 GMT, 28 December 2012 More than one million victims have been struck by the winter vomiting bug, figures released today suggest.
Deadly hospital super-bug started in North America, say DNA detectives C.difficile sparked a global epidemic in hospitals in the early 2000sBug started as two drug-resistant strains – one in U.S.
Whooping cough claims lives of 13 babies in past year in worst outbreak in more than two decades | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 30 November 2012 Babies under the age of six months are likely to be admitted to hospital as they are most at risk of severe complications A total of 13 babies have died from whooping cough in the worst outbreak in more than 20 years.
Is there any such thing as a safe sleeping pill Experts warn they raise the risk of Alzheimer's | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 8 October 2012 When her GP suggested putting her on sleeping pills, Sarah Graham didn’t think twice.
School, shopping, sunbathing … normal activities in an extraordinary world: Conjoined twins Abigail and Brittany Hensel offer a glimpse in to their lives in new reality TV series
Just two years on Mediterranean diet in mid-life could protect your bones in old age People eating more olive oil had higher levels of the hormone osteocalcin in their blood – ta marker linked to better bone strength | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 16 August 2012 Swapping to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help protect your bones in later life, claim researchers.
Cancer risk of patients who have to wait more than 48 hours to see their doctors Researchers believe that the ease of getting appointments with family doctors may play a crucial role in patients’ survival chances | UPDATED: 06:42 GMT, 10 August 2012 Patients who struggle to get an appointment with their GP within 48 hours are more at risk of being diagnosed with cancer too late, researchers claim.
The burger King: Restaurant”s monster meal has three pounds of beef, 12 rashers of bacon and a dozen cheese slices. It contains more than three pounds of minced beef, 12 rashers of bacon, a dozen slices of cheese and 12 onion rings.
Breast cancer sufferer aged 23 becomes one of the UK's youngest patients to have a double mastectomy After being told there was a 38% chance the cancer would return Emma Neville underwent a double mastectomy three months ago Procedure has given her the best protection against the cancer coming back, and doctors now believe she has an excellent prognosisLess than one in 1,000 women under 30 will get breast cancer | UPDATED: 16:21 GMT, 17 May 2012 Difficult decision: After being told there was a chance the cancer would return Emma Neville underwent a double mastectomy A 23-year-old decided to have a double mastectomy, after doctors told her there was a chance her breast cancer could return.