The vibrating belt that banishes back pain and tells you to sit up straightLumbago or lower back pain affects 80% of peopleNew Lumbia works to stop sufferers slouching Hoped it will be available across Europe by in 2014 By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 14:52 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 24 April 2013 A vibrating belt could help eliminate lumbago or lower back pain The Lumbia belt aims to remedy lumbago and, in particular, to prevent the need for surgery.
Woman loses all her teeth and develops rare bone disease after drinking too much TEA The 47-year-old from Michigan drank a pitcher of tea made from 100 tea bags every day for 17 yearsShe had her teeth removed and got pain in her bonesAn X-ray showed areas of very dense bone in her backWas diagnosed with skeletal fluorosis – caused by consuming too much fluoride, found in tea and water By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:51 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 21 March 2013 An American woman who drank 100 tea bag’s worth of tea a day has lost all her teeth and been diagnosed with a rare bone disease.
Schoolgirl with the 'worst spinal curvature' doctors had ever seen can do the splits again after 11-hour operation Emily Crosby, 13, had one of the worst cases of scoliosis doctors had seenHer lungs were being crushed by her ribs and risked being punctured Had an 11-hour operation in which a titanium rod was fitted to her spine By Eleanor Harding PUBLISHED: 11:51 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 1 March 2013 She loved dancing, playing sport and appeared to be completely healthy.
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: 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.
New stem cell gel applied to site of injury 'can regenerate broken spinal cord nerves to an astonishing degree' Gel made by embedding neural stem cells in a mixture of blood clotting protein and growth chemicals | UPDATED: 16:10 GMT, 13 September 2012 A stem cell gel developed by scientists can regenerate broken spinal cord nerves, research has shown.
Hope for paralysed patients as stem cell jab restores feeling to patients with damaged spines By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:03 GMT, 4 September 2012 | UPDATED: 17:03 GMT, 4 September 2012 Patients with broken spines have reported having feeling restored to areas that had previously been paralysed, after receiving stem cell injections.
Girl, 6, with cerebral palsy, to fulfill ballet dream after having life-changing 50,000 surgery in U.S.
Paralysed man can move hand to feed himself again after his nerves rewired in pioneering surgery Patient, now 71, became a quadraplegic in a car crash four years agoHealthy nerves were reconnected independently of spinal cord | UPDATED: 17:47 GMT, 15 May 2012 A paralysed man has regained the use of his hand after he had a pioneering operation to bypass damage to his spinal cord.
Fresh hope of vaccine for killer meningitis B that could prevent illness in 80% of children | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 7 May 2012 New hope: The jab to protect againt Meningitis B proved successful in the majority of teenagers giving hope for future inoculations A jab to protect against deadly meningitis B is being developed by scientists.