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.
The single jab that could banish back pain: Bone marrow injected into the spine could repair damage Bone marrow is being increasingly used to heal tissueTreatment involves injecting it into lumbar discs – small cushions of tissue between the bones in the spine By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 07:53 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:57 GMT, 12 April 2013 Back pain could be cured by a single injection in the spine, new research suggests.
Father who lost three fingers in a horrific motorbike smash has them replaced…
Treatment for prostate cancer can shorten the length of a man's penis Men have complained their penises are smaller after surgery Some treatments can damage nerves and tissues that cause erectionsThis may shorten the penis and lead to intimacy problems, say researchersProblem much more widespread than previously thought PUBLISHED: 15:50 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:16 GMT, 3 January 2013 A diagnosis of prostate cancer is devastating for any man, but new research suggests the problems may go on long after treatment.
Mother's horror as surgeon who left her unable to speak or breathe after botched thyroid op is allowed to work again Jo Roche, 43, had routine surgery to remove the thyroid gland on her neckThe operation, due to take up to three hours, was done in 90 minutes and left her barely able to speak after the vocal cords were damaged Also needed a tube through her neck and into her windpipe to allow her to breathe properlySurgeon was suspended last year after mistreating patients and lying to coronerNow declared fit to work again by the General Medical Council, much to the horror of Mrs Roche and others treated by him | UPDATED: 20:10 GMT, 27 December 2012 A mother-of-two who has been left breathing through a tube and barely able to speak after a routine operation went wrong has spoken of her horror that the surgeon is being allowed to work again.
Father whose hand was sliced in half by industrial machinery has it sewn back together…AND regains feeling in his fingers Atushkumar Patel, 37, lost four fingers and part of his right hand when the machine he was cleaning turned itself on automatically Was rushed to Broomfield Hospital in Essex, where surgeons spent ten hours painstakingly wiring his bones, tendons and nerves back togetherNow, just five weeks after his horrific accident, he has managed to regain the movement and feeling in his fingers | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 13 December 2012 A father-of-two whose hand was sliced in half by a machine has made a miraculous recovery, thanks to painstaking surgery.
Sweet remedy: Chocolate can help you beat persistent coughsChemical found in cocoa has been shown to help Researchers recommend a bar of dark chocolate a day | UPDATED: 22:36 GMT, 8 December 2012 Chocolate may be a remedy for the common cough, according to new research, writes Roger Dobson.
Nerve detector that could save a man from incontinence and impotence | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 24 July 2012 A ‘nerve-spotter’ is being tested as a way to reduce nerve damage during surgery.
Tiny rollers that keep a bad back flexible | UPDATED: 21:06 GMT, 16 July 2012 A tiny ‘roller’ inserted in the spine may be a new way to treat back pain.
What more proof do you need Family”s fury as CPS claims there is “insufficient evidence” to charge owner of Alsatian which did this to a five-year-old girlAbbie Varrow forced to see a psychiatrist following the attack because she has been sleepwalking