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.

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Jennifer Wederell given smoker"s lungs in transplant dies of cancer

Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operationJennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smokerA year after the operation she died of cancer Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known | UPDATED: 11:57 GMT, 17 December 2012 Battle: Jennifer Wederell died at the age of 27 from lung cancer.

Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker"s lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operation

Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operationJennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smokerA year after the operation she died of cancer Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 17 December 2012 Battle: Jennifer Wederell died at the age of 27 from lung cancer.

Olympics: So THAT"S why the athletes are covered in sticky tape!

So THAT'S why Olympic stars are covered in sticky tape! | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 What is that brightly coloured tape some of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been sporting on their bodies It might look like something an electrician would use, but it is, in fact, kinesiology tape — the latest must-have accessory designed to relieve injury.

No larger than a golf ball, this baby armadillo is melting everyone’s hearts (except for the ants, of course)

No larger than a tennis ball, this baby armadillo is melting everyone”s hearts (except for the ants, of course) These are the adorable pictures of the latest addition to a family of armadillos, small enough to fit into your breast pocket.