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06 March 2005

I was hypnotised over 30 years ago and it cost me £5. At the time I was very angry with the hypnotist because...

06 March 2005

I was hypnotised when I was 25. I'm now 67 and I've smoked once in between. The session cost me £4...

06 March 2005

I went to a hypnotist to stop smoking in the early 1980s and it worked for about a year. I went away on holiday and...

06 March 2005

I was hypnotised and thought I was a Dutch girl from 1815. Was this my former life?

06 March 2005

Macrophages can clean up debris in the lungs. One of your guests the other week said that these phages can help the...

06 March 2005

Can hypnosis help tinnitus? It was brought on by two very stressful incidents. Tinnitus is when you get noises in the...

06 March 2005

What are the dangers of hypnosis? Would it help with my anxiety disorder?

06 March 2005

I really need to give up smoking but I just can't seem to do it. I have chronic pain after an operation, chronic...

27 February 2005

Will man be come extinct like the dinosaurs?

20 February 2005

My grandfather, father, aunt, all my siblings and I have had cancer. Are we an example of cancer being hereditary? The...

20 February 2005

Why does cancer tend to be more common in older people?

20 February 2005

I just wanted to pick up on the point you mentioned about inflammatory disease. I have rheumatoid arthritis and have...

20 February 2005

My dad died from cancer. What are the chances that I or my brothers will get cancer? Are there genes for cancer?

13 February 2005

When a woman gets pregnant, why do some men suffer false pregnancies?

13 February 2005

Do gay men respond to pheromones from other men, as men do from women and women from men?

13 February 2005

I lost my sense of smell. Can I get it back again?

13 February 2005

If smell is so important, how do we smell each other through deodorants and perfume?

06 February 2005

I'm a diabetic. What do you think is the realistic timescale to cure diabetes?

06 February 2005

What is is success rate for stem cell therapy after heart attacks?

06 February 2005

Do we have stem cells when we're adults? How long do they last? Can't specialised cells divide?

06 February 2005

What's the possibility of getting some repair in the case of damage caused by glaucoma?

06 February 2005

Can stem cells be used to cure vitiligo?

30 January 2005

Do you think it's possible that future man could have conquered time travel and be coming back to look at us?

30 January 2005

If there are parallel universes, do you think Elvis might still be alive and making hits in another?