British woman becomes first in the world to have implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands

World first as British woman has implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands Implant is a pump designed to remove the dangerous build-up of fluid in the body that many cancers causeCancer patients need regular hospital visits to drain fluid off due to discomfort it causesBut new pump drains fluid from the abdomen into the bladder, where it is expelled in the urine By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:37 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 18 January 2013 A British cancer patient become the first in the world to benefit from a new implant that could transform treatment for thousands of people.

Olympics: So THAT"S why the athletes are covered in sticky tape!

So THAT'S why Olympic stars are covered in sticky tape! | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 What is that brightly coloured tape some of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been sporting on their bodies It might look like something an electrician would use, but it is, in fact, kinesiology tape — the latest must-have accessory designed to relieve injury.

Liposuction helped shrink my agonising swollen leg: How lipo is relieving a chronic lymph problem affecting thousands

Liposuction helped shrink my agonising swollen leg: How lipo is relieving a chronic lymph problem affecting thousands | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 21 August 2012 'My leg was so big, it was hard to bend it,' said Roisin Gallen /08/21/article-2191175-14A0D12C000005DC-161_468x490.jpg” width=”468″ height=”490″ alt=”Six months after the operation, and for the first time in more than a decade, Roisin's legs are the same size, and she's back in size 12 clothes” class=”blkBorder” /> Six months after the operation, and for the first time in more than a decade, Roisin's legs are the same size, and she's back in size 12 clothes As well as swelling, this trapped fluid puts patients at high risk of potentially life-threatening infection such as cellulitis, an infection of the tissues.