Health News

Woman claims she is the real life Dr Dolittle after ‘curing’ animal stress.

An animal lover who says she has ‘full-blown conversations’ with animals has jacked her job in – to become a “real life Dr Dolittle”. Ruthy Bradshaw, 41, who was director of her own marketing business, now charges THOUSANDS of pounds to talk to people’s pets helping them to express themselves. […]

RentABoyFriend, an app to cure depression

Rent A Boy Friend, an app to cure depression View at DailyMotion

See 15yr old become first in UK to have epilepsy cured

GRAPHIC WARNING Billy Whitaker, 15 from Cornwall, became the first paediatric epilepsy case to undergo the procedure at Bristol Children’s Hospital on Thursday 14 January. The robotic stereotactic EEG uses smart technology derived from the engineering world, together with high precision image guidance- to enable surgeons to insert multiple recording […]

A Man Used Hypnosis To Cure His Severe Agoraphobia

Richard Savage, 43, has suffered serious prejudices throughout his life about the way he looks. The graduate’s anxiety disorder worsened when a rude doctor branded him “retarded” and he claims he was told he was not offered a job because he was deemed “far too ugly”. He was so concerned […]

‘Play to Cure: Genes in Space’ app

‘Play to Cure: Genes in Space’ app, created by the Cancer Research Institute in Cambridge. Volunteers helping to tackle cancer have analysed 1,000 cancer patients’ data as part of a GAME. The new app, created by the Cancer Research Institute in Cambridge, called Play to Cure: Genes in Space sees […]

Could financial engineering cure cancer?

Financial engineering failed dramatically in the financial crisis, but maybe it could be used to help persuade institutions to invest in cancer research. Professor Andrew Lo of MIT’s Sloan School of Management explains how to Long View columnist John Authers. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video […]