On one side of the picture a sleeping woman lies sprawled across her sofa in a dressing gown. The other side shows an x-ray of her legs marked with a glowing red disc revealing a potentially lethal blood clot. Emblazoned underneath in large letters is the question: ?Do you have killer legs??24-09-2004 Tests point to bacteria in water on airplanes By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY
The next time you fly, you might want to ask for bottled water. And bring along some hand wipes while you're at it.
Random tests of drinking water from 158 U.S. passenger planes found that about one in eight were contaminated with bacteria from human waste, the Environmental Protection Agency reported Monday.
14-09-2004 Why the doctor won't give you rat poison any more... By Martin Halle
A drug which is used to poison rats is set to be phased out as an anti-blood clotting treatment for humans.28-08-2004 Airlines League Table Airlines League Table: Overall Performance20-08-2004 Crash Report Warns of Sleep and Risk to Pilots By Andrew Clark, Transport Correspondent
Air safety regulators warn today of the danger of jet-lagged pilots taking over-the-counter drugs to help them sleep. Their concern comes after an investigation into a fatal crash at Birmingham airport found a common sedative in the blood of two US cockpit crew.
08-08-2004 News in Transit From this week, the new anti-DVT pill Zinopan, a natural supplement, will be available from Boots and Lloyds pharmacies.