LipiFlow system: Goggles that soothe dry eyes in 12 minutes

The goggles that soothe dry eyes in 12 minutes By Carol Davis PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 22 January 2013 A new 12-minute treatment in the doctor’s office could help relieve the problem of chronically dry eyes.

The man with the bionic ear: Pioneering implant placed under the skin could restore the hearing of thousands

The man with the bionic ear: Pioneering implant placed under the skin could restore hearing for thousands Alastair White lost the hearing in his left ear after suffering mumpsNow the first person in Britain to receive the hi-tech implant placed under the skinSound signals pass through the skin on the deaf side and over to the ear that is still functioning | UPDATED: 12:22 GMT, 31 December 2012 Alastair White was completely deaf in his left ear after suffering mumps A man left completely deaf in one ear after an attack of mumps has become the first person in the UK to have a breakthrough treatment to restore his hearing.

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study Link may be sex hormone oestrogen that can trigger the growth of mammary glands and tumoursStudy is the first to identify genetic variants linking breast size with cancer | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 4 July 2012 Scientists said the link between breast size and cancer could be down to the sex hormone oestrogen that can trigger the growth of mammary glands and tumours Women with larger breasts are more likely to develop breast cancer, say scientists.

Microwave your armpits to banish sweating for good

Microwave your armpits to banish sweating for good | UPDATED: 02:47 GMT, 20 March 2012 Sweating is thought to be a problem with the sympathetic nervous system A device held against the armpit for 30 minutes could banish the embarrassment of excessive sweating.

Mosquito which carries deadly West Nile virus disease living in Kent marshes more than 70 years after vanishing from UK

Mosquito which carries deadly West Nile virus disease living in Kent marshes more than 70 years after vanishing from UK Mosquito species may have arrived via international shipping 663 cases of the virus in the U.S in 2009 A species of mosquito capable of transmitting the deadly West Nile virus to humans has been discovered breeding in Britain for the first time since 1945.

Woman, 21, who was told she was infertile after battling cancer twice has “miracle” baby

Madeleine battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma twice in 18 monthsHas miracle baby with partner she met during chemotherapy …