Category Archives: Health

Buy one, get one free on breast ops

The Sunday Times Published 15 July 2012 Lois Rogers COSMETIC surgeons are offering supermarket-style discounts for multiple breast enlargements, nose jobs and fat-removal operations in order to boost business. Mothers and daughters are among groups of women being attracted by “buy one, get one half-price” style offers. Online shopping carts and time-limited no-refund special offers […]

‘Duracell’ pump gives new hope to heart patients

The Sunday Times Published: 26 February 2012. Lois Rogers. A young father has become the first person in Britain to benefit from a revolutionary heart pump designed to save thousands of people who would otherwise die waiting for a transplant. The tiny pump is the first intended for permanent use. Previous versions for the heart […]