08-03-2003 ?13,000 for air passenger who was crushed by 23 stone woman A woman seriously injured after being squashed for a 'nightmare' 11 hours by a fat passenger sitting next to her on a transatlantic flight has won ?13,000 compensation.07-03-2003 Surgery patients given air travel DVT warning People who have had a hip or knee replacement should avoid making long journeys for three months after surgery because of the risk of developing fatal blood clots, a leading authority on deep vein thrombosis (DVT) said yesterday.
Elderly people wh?11-02-2003 The ?3 Life-saver A Blood test costing only ?3 a time could save thousands of people from deadly heart attacks and strokes each year, experts claimed yesterday.
The simple test identifies people with high levels of the chemical homocysteine, which raises levels of ?26-01-2003 DVT Curse of the Commons Junketeers At least eight politicians have been struck by deep vein thrombosis after some flew on all-expenses-paid 'fact-finding' missions around the world, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
Four MPs and four peers are known to have been forced to seek medical?09-01-2003 Survival guide for the high-flying business traveller Frequent flyers earn more than air miles ? they can incur a whole range of health problems. But there are ways to avoid travel sickness, writes Farrol Kahn
At a recent conference on health while flying, Professor Steffen of the University of Zuri?01-01-2003 Passengers lose DVT court battle Relatives of people who died from deep vein thrombosis have lost a Court of Appeal bid to overturn a legal ruling blocking their claims for compensation. Passengers who were themselves affected were also involved in the court fight. The 24 claimant?