25-07-2002 How to beat killer plane clots Experts have issued new guidelines to help holidaymakers avoid developing blood clots while flying to resorts. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) first became a health issue after being linked to the deaths of passengers on long trips to places such as Flori?20-07-2002 Airline seat that warns if you are at risk of DVT A new generation of ?intelligent? airline seats could save lives by warning passengers when they are at risk of deep vein thrombosis. A chair has been developed to monitor travellers and alert them when they have been sitting in one position too long?19-07-2002 Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a Thorpedo There will be no mistaking the greatest swimmer in the world as he boards his flight for the Commonwealth Games tomorrow. Ian ?the Thorpedo? Thorpe will be the one in the face mask, hot pants and white stockings. The 19-year-old Olympic champion wil?11-07-2002 Holiday flight Horror Screams as jet plunges 20,000ft in oxygen alert Holidaymakers screamed ?we?re going to die? as their jet liner went into an emergency dive from 30,000ft, an air accident report reveals today. Their terror was fuelled by ear and chest pain as they struggled to put on oxygen masks to cope with a sud?02-07-2002 Welsh Assembly Meeting PRESS RELEASES
Following the successful launch, in May in the presence of Westminster MPs, of the ?Stop the DVT Deaths Campaign?, the Oxford based Aviation Health Institute will take its message to the Welsh Assembly on Tuesday 2 July. Farrol Kahn,?18-06-2002 Pull up your socks to avoid deadly air clots Doctors in Greater Manchester hve devised a system which could prevent thousands of airline passengers suffering deadly deep vein thrombosis.
The NoClot device uses simple stockings and a battery-powered pump the size of a mobile phone to mimic th?