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.

Mind the gap! Interactive tube map reveals how life expectancy varies widely depending on which station you live near

Mind the gap! Interactive tube map reveals how life expectancy varies widely depending on your local station Life expectancy varies from 75.3 years near Star Lane station to 96.38 at Oxford Circus | UPDATED: 16:48 GMT, 20 July 2012 An interactive map that plots life expectancy and child poverty by London Underground station has revealed the stark inequalities that exist in the UK's capital city.