One in five children who suffer with epilepsy has been accused of being “possessed” after having a seizure, according to shocking new research.
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Sunday 12 May 2013
The 58th Eurovision Song Contest is back this Saturday. Last time the UK, represented by Mr Humperdinck, finished second-last.
SAS sniper facing retrial for illegal possession of pistol and ammunition Danny Nightingale recommended for medical discharge
Thursday 02 May 2013
SAS sniper Sergeant Danny Nightingale, who faces a retrial for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition he had earlier been convicted of, has been recommended for medical discharge, his lawyer said today.
Monday 15 April 2013
Parkinson's disease sufferers are being subjected to “intolerable levels of prejudice”, a charity has warned, after it was found that two in five of those afflicted with the disease have experienced discrimination because of their symptoms.
Friday 12 April 2013
From the gross dudes who can't tell the difference between lust and disgust to the personal space invaders, trips to the gym would be much more therapeutic, well, alone...
Last night's viewing - Keeping Britain Alive: the NHS in a Day, BBC2; Pop! The Science of Bubbles, BBC4
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Keeping Britain Alive: the NHS in a Day – the results of a transverse biopsy on the National Health Service – has a very simple question at its heart: "If we could see what this institution does in one day, what would it make us think?" My guess is that the makers of the series pretty much know the answer to this question already.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
The pain's like a hand-drill direct to the cranium but whenever I have to cancel plans because of my old adversary, I suspect people think I'm making too much fuss
Tuesday 02 April 2013
A new era in the understanding of the human brain - the most complex structure in the known universe - began today when President Obama announced a $100m (£67m) research initiative to start mapping the complex neural circuitry of the mind.
Monday 25 February 2013
A care home worker spat in the face of an elderly resident saying, "she'll learn now, she'll never spit at me again," a prosecutor has told a jury.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Removal of a woman's ovaries leads to an increased risk of mental decline in older age, a study has found.
Thursday 10 January 2013
Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May, had a debilitating brain disease, likely from 20 years of hits to the head, researchers claim.
Saturday 05 January 2013
Longsdon's young chaser can thwart dual runner-up Giles Cross in Welsh marathon
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Feeling lonely can increase the risk of Alzheimer's in later life, a study suggests.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Spending six months in the womb is evidently a tedious business - so it perhaps comes as no surprise that scientists have discovered that foetuses yawn.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A woman left with irreversible brain damage and diagnosed as being in a permanent vegetative state is to be allowed to die with dignity after a judge dismissed reports by two “shocked” therapy assistants that she may have repeatedly whispered the word "die".
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