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.

Devastated husband reveals how his wife is battling brain tumour – months after daughter died from same killer cancer

Devastated husband reveals how his wife is battling brain tumour – months after daughter died from same killer cancer | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 8 May 2012 A devastated husband has revealed how his wife is battling a brain tumour – just months after their daughter died from the same killer cancer.

"I would have plastic surgery to sort out my nose and my ugly, unshapely feet": Under the microscope with Sue Johnston

'I would have plastic surgery to sort out my nose and my ugly, unshapely feet': Under the microscope with Sue Johnston | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 12 March 2012 The Brookside actress, 68, admits her body hang-ups as she answers our health quiz.

Morvern McDonald physio had a football-sized tumour

'I looked like I was five months pregnant': Physio who could not work out why she was putting on weight had football-sized tumour A physiotherapist who piled on so much weight her friends thought she was pregnant, was stunned to discover her bulging stomach was actually being caused by a tumour the size of a football.

How this woman"s gentle touch can instantly drain the pain of swollen limbs

From puffy eyes, to swollen feet: How this woman's gentle touch can instantly drain the pain of swollen limbs Anne Schreiber is a trained physiotherapist who can bring instant relief From puffy eyes in the morning to swollen feet and ankles, they are the everyday problems that can be uncomfortable and unsightly.

Fat-zapping wand that vaporizes the pain of dodgy knees

Fat-zapping wand that vaporizes the pain of dodgy knees It was recently reported that six out of ten women over 50 have knee pain — either with exercise or just climbing stairs. But it also affects younger people of both sexes. Simon Evans, 21, a biology student, from Epping in Essex, had a new procedure to relieve the pain

Walking starves off dementia as well as toning your behind

From starving off dementia to toning your behind, walking is the runaway winner What nicer way could there be to work off the excesses of Christmas than a walk Research shows the festive break is the most popular time for rambling. But while many of us think walking is ‘cheating’, a growing body of evidence suggests that it’s actually one of the best forms of exercise for both body and brain. So if you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution you can stick to, here the experts reveal what walking could do for you…