Nevro spinal cord stimulator: Spine zapper "fixes" backs

Spine zapper 'fixes' backs: New device using high-frequency electrical pulse to revolutionise back pain treatmentSpinal cord stimulator sends electrical pulses through the spineNevro is 200 times more powerful than current stimulators | UPDATED: 17:12 GMT, 30 December 2012 A new device that sends a high-frequency electrical pulse through the spine could revolutionise the treatment of severe back pain, according to a new study.

Spine zapper "fixes" backs

Spine zapper 'fixes' backs: New device using high-frequency electrical pulse to revolutionise back pain treatmentSpinal cord stimulator sends electrical pulses through the spineNevro is 200 times more powerful than current stimulators | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 29 December 2012 A new device that sends a high-frequency electrical pulse through the spine could revolutionise the treatment of severe back pain, according to a new study.

Deep vein thrombosis: Pulsating plaster stuck to the back of the knee to beat killer blood clots

Pulsating plaster stuck to the back of the knee to beat killer blood clots | UPDATED: 01:23 GMT, 18 December 2012 A high-tech plaster that’s stuck to the back of the knee could lower the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or blood clots in the leg following surgery.

"Bionic" woman who competed in the London Marathon will cycle from Paris to London for charity

'Bionic' woman who competed in the London Marathon will cycle from Paris to London for charity | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 18 June 2012 She captured the hearts of the nation when she miraculously crossed the finish line of the London Marathon by using bionic legs.

Just one in five Britons eat their "five a day"

Just one in five get 'five a day': Britons fail to swallow fruit and vegetable advice | UPDATED: 10:45 GMT, 14 May 2012 Having five pieces of fruit and veg a day is the building block of a healthy diet, say experts Just 22 per cent of people manage to eat the recommended 'five a day' portions of fruit and vegetables, research suggests.

Titanic pictures: Extraordinary sonar images show full map of shipwreck on ocean floor

At rest on the seabed: The wreck of the Titanic as never seen before after sonar images reveal details of the doomed liner

Mediterranean diet helps you live longer – even if you take it up at 70

Mediterranean diet helps you live longer – even if you take it up at 70 The traditional diet favoured in Greece, Spain and Italy provides a great health boost no matter when you switch Ever since the 1950s, studies have found a Mediterranean diet, packed with vegetables, fish and olive oil, can improve health. Now a study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden suggests even older people who stick to the diet can increase their life expectancy by upto three years.