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On the clock: few therapists use the old swinging watch routine — but sessions are expensive

Hype and Hypnotherapists: can they really do the things they claim?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

It’s a booming business which claims sensational results... but can hypnotists really do any good?

Is your cat giving you road rage?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Road-rage may be just one nasty symptom of a bug found in cat poo

Sing something simple: the therapy that helps stroke victims to speak

22 October 2016 9:00 am

How melodic intonation therapy helps stroke victims to speak

Back in business: Professor James Malone-Lee at Whittington Hospital

Snakes and bladders: how patients saved a pioneering medic cast down by NHS rules

22 October 2016 9:00 am

How patient power rescued the work of a pioneering medic cast down by NHS rules

No, having cancer did not heal my life

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Of all the crackpot theories, that’s the biggest lie of all

Will it take a tax break to make you eat your five-a-day?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

A lower tax bracket in return for eating your five a day? Could it really work?

Is that stuff on the inside of drink cans doing us all harm?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Bisphenol A, often known as BPA, is a chemical compound used to make protective coatings and linings for food and…

Perk up your day at the Death Café

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Everything is better with cake – even a frank discussion about your own mortality

Health campaigners slam government’s child obesity report

22 October 2016 9:00 am

The government’s plan to tackle childhood obesity has met with little enthusiasm

Jamie Murray talks doubles victories and his delight at being an uncle

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Jamie Murray tells Sian Phillips about sticking with sport, doubles victories and his delight at being an uncle

How long can you expect to live...

22 October 2016 9:00 am

We can all expect to live longer than our grandparents so, statistically speaking, what have we got to look forward to?

After decades of seemingly perpetual crisis, can the NHS survive?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

With seemingly relentless demand from patients and reduced budgets, can the NHS survive in its current form?

The nurse

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Helen Donovan is professional lead for public health nursing at the Royal College of Nursing

The lecturer

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Dr Adam Greenstein is a senior clinical lecturer in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Manchester

The patient advocate

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Miriam Rivas-Aguilar is the chief operating officer OF Patient Opinion

The campaigner

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Felicity Allman is a spokeswoman on mental health issues

Did you know?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

NHS England deals with more than 1 million patients every 36 hours, from repeat prescriptions and routine screening to accident…

Brace yourself to smile

22 October 2016 9:00 am

How to get even teeth without major dental work

Save your sight: eight vital tips for better eye health

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Eight tips for better eye health

From scrawny to brawny

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Even geeks in Silicon Valley have mighty muscles now... this is how I joined them

‘Music is my therapy’: ADHD sufferer Will.i.am performs on television

Why successful people with ADHD refuse to take their medicine

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Why some successful people with ADHD refuse to take their medicine

Lose your strain in Spain

7 May 2016 9:00 am

SHA Wellness Clinic, Altea, Alicante

Cancer survivor Stan Bembenek tees up

How to survive cancer

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Meet two of my most inspiring patients

Personal trainer Andy Pilides prepares for a lift