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NHS to offer free devices and apps to help people manage illnesses

Health service seeks to use of technology to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes and heart disease<p>Millions of people will receive devices and apps free on the NHS to help them manage conditions such as diabetes and heart disease in an major drive to use technology to reduce patient …

At last! A cat collar that translates meows into human speech

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Cats and humans have often had a difficult, sometimes even twisted relationship.<p>Cats cuddle up to you when they want something. But when you want something from them, they can show a tinge of divaesque …

Pets

Brain damaged violinist makes music for first time in 27 years with mind-reading technology

Violinist Rosemary Johnson has spent the last 27 years coming to terms with the reality she would never make music again, following a devastating car crash. A member of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra she was destined to become a world class musician before the road accident in 1988, which left …

Cracker topping recipes for the time poor or just lazy | The lunch box

Crackers are an ideal stop gap snack or light lunch when you’re pushed for time and can just about throw a few things in a bag before leaving the house<p>Perfect as a stop-gap snack or light lunch, crackers are particularly good when you’re pushed for time and can just about throw a few things in a …

Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud | Oliver Burkeman

Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch?<p>Dr David Pollens is a psychoanalyst who sees his …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers 'can overcome symptoms of ME with positive thinking and exercise'

Behavioural and exercise therapy can help sufferers of the condition, a study has found<p>Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can overcome symptoms by increasing exercise and thinking positively, Oxford University has found.<p>A landmark study which followed hundreds of sufferers for two years found …

Photographer suffering from depression captures his mental illness in haunting series of self-portraits to raise awareness for the disorder

A young photographer battling depression has captured his torment in a powerful series of self-portraits as a way to share his internal suffering and …

Depression

6 Strategies to Eliminate Depression - Dr. Mark Hyman

“I’ve struggled with depression for years, and my doctor wants to put me on yet another anti-depressant,” my reader writes. “Are drugs, and the side …

Wellness

New open-source encyclopedia catalogs the human genome | Kurzweil

ENCODE is a massive database cataloging many of the functional elements of the entire collection of human genes (credit: National Institutes of …