Cocaine addiction could be cured by zapping the brain with magnets

Zapping the brain with magnets could cure cocaine addiction Changing certain neurons in the brain using magnetic stimulation can wipe away addictionTreatment targets the prefrontal cortex – which controls impulses and decision making Could be tested immediately in humans By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:04 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:04 GMT, 3 April 2013 Cocaine addicts could be cured using a technique that stimulates the brain with magnets.

Hope for paralysed patients as stem cell jab restores feeling to patients with damaged spines

Hope for paralysed patients as stem cell jab restores feeling to patients with damaged spines By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:03 GMT, 4 September 2012 | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 5 September 2012 Patients with broken spines have reported having feeling restored to areas that had previously been paralysed, after receiving stem cell injections.

Stem cell jab

Hope for paralysed patients as stem cell jab restores feeling to patients with damaged spines By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:03 GMT, 4 September 2012 | UPDATED: 17:03 GMT, 4 September 2012 Patients with broken spines have reported having feeling restored to areas that had previously been paralysed, after receiving stem cell injections.

Heart arrhythmia: Grandmother who couldn"t grieve or feel joy for a decade because of powerful drugs feels emotions again after heart operation

Excited for the first time in a decade: Grandmother left without emotion because of powerful medication has her heart freed by operation 'I didn’t experience the normal highs and lows,' says Liz Jackson, who 'found it difficult' to feel joy at the birth of her granddaughter Trip to Lapland last December was first holiday she felt excited about in 12 years | UPDATED: 10:35 GMT, 11 June 2012 In the past 12 years, Liz Jackson has witnessed the death of her mother and the birth of her granddaughter.

Singer Melody Gardot reveals how music therapy helped her beat brain damage

'Doctors told me I'd never walk again, but now I'm performing in six-inch heels': How music therapy helped singer Melody Gardot beat catastrophic brain damage By Richard Barber PUBLISHED: 21:27 GMT, 9 June 2012 | UPDATED: 22:05 GMT, 9 June 2012 The video for jazz singer Melody Gardot’s biggest hit, Baby I’m A Fool, features her sitting in a bath wearing nothing but bubbles to protect her modesty, and a pair of sunglasses.

Paralysed patients may get revolutionary treatment after rats with severed spinal cords taught to sprint again after just TWO WEEKS

New hope for the paralysed: Breakthrough sees rats with broken backs able to run in just two weeks | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 1 June 2012 Paralysed patients have been given fresh hope after scientists enabled rats with severed spines to run again.

Olympics hero Dai Greene: How clean living has conquered my epilepsy

How clean living has conquered my epilepsy: An Olympic hero's remarkable recipe for beating seizures – without drugs | UPDATED: 23:21 GMT, 28 May 2012 Olympic gold medal hopeful Dai Greene has had to overcome more than just track hurdles in his career.

Migraine victims could get Botox on the NHS as anti-wrinkle jabs could "halve effects of pain"

Migraine victims could get Botox on the NHS as anti-wrinkle jabs could 'halve effects of pain' Thousands of migraine sufferers could benefit if an official review gives the go-ahead for Botox jabs on the NHS.

Depression: Brain pacemaker could finally give relief to long-suffering depressives

A cure for depression Brain pacemaker puts 58% of patients into remission After two years 92% of patients tested had responded to the treatment People suffering from depression and bipolar disorder who don't respond to drugs and therapy could finally find relief from their symptoms thanks to a brain pacemaker. The medical device is implanted under the skull and sends electrical impulses deep into the brain