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Monday 13 September 2010
Thursday 09 September 2010
Thursday 09 September 2010
Tuesday 07 September 2010
In the long, slow slide to oblivion called ageing, men go first, according to research. They are more likely than women to lose their memory and have difficulty thinking.
Monday 16 August 2010
Mid-life stress can increase the risk of women developing Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Scientists have taken a step towards developing an early screening test for Alzheimer's disease.
Saturday 07 August 2010
Professor Colin Blakemore: It <i>is</i> right to genetically modify animals for the benefit of humans
Wednesday 28 July 2010
There are "lies, damned lies and statistics". Few government figures are more closely examined and inventively interpreted than the annual Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Pear-shaped women who find slimming a challenge may end up "losing it" in other ways, research suggests.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Scientists have identified a protein that could be an early indicator for Alzheimer's disease, it emerged today.
Thursday 24 June 2010
To sceptics of alternative medicine, it will come as a surprise. Applying magnets to the brains of Alzheimer's disease sufferers helps them understand what is said to them. The finding by Italian scientsts, who conducted a randomised controlled trial of the treatment, suggests that magnets may alter "cortical activity" in the brain, readjusting unhealthy patterns caused by disease or damage. The study was small, involving just 10 patients, and the results are preliminary.
Sunday 20 June 2010
Saturday 12 June 2010
US Outlook: It was a legal battering in the US over the depression medicine Paxil that bounced GlaxoSmithKline into setting up an online register of all its clinical trial data, regardless of whether it had pushed to have the results of a study published in a medical journal. The company had been accused of burying studies which showed the medicine was less effective or more dangerous.
Sunday 06 June 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Kelly Martin will step down from his post as chief executive of Elan Corporation in 2012 and leave the Irish drugs manufactuer in 2013, the company said yesterday.
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
- 1 Is your name now 'banned' in Saudi Arabia?
- 2 Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex
- 3 Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Did jetliner fly into area controlled by Taliban? Net widens after claims final satellite signal could have been sent from the ground
- 4 Nasa-funded study warns of ‘collapse of civilisation’ in coming decades
- 5 'Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane found in Bermuda Triangle!' Viral Facebook links are profiting hackers