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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.
Longsdon's young chaser can thwart dual runner-up Giles Cross in Welsh marathon
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.
Jeremy Laurance on the miracle of the woman who came back from the dead – and why it matters for us all
Peter Popham meets a remarkable family from Nottingham who changed the way scientists thought about Alzheimer's – and offered hope to millions of people
Development adds weight to speculation that the mass shooting could have been avoided
James Holmes described himself as “a quiet and easy-going medical student” on the application form he filled out last May before renting a third-floor apartment in a brick-walled building a stone's throw from the University of Colorado's sprawling hospital campus.
The veteran correspondent said "I don’t want my 6 year-old son to have his only memory of me as a gibbering wreck"
Early treatment alleviates symptoms but only 37 per cent of doctors are trained to identify it
More than a third of adults with autism have been bullied or discriminated against at work, the largest ever survey on the condition has found.
A documentary on autism has wowed the TV critics, says Simon Usborne
Animals will help Alzheimer's patients remember their medicine and steer them through the day
As the BBC airs intimate conversations, project deviser Tony Phillips finds he is deeply moved
A teenager yesterday admitted to killing a retired accountant by punching him as he tried to put out a fire in a rubbish bin during last summer's riots.
Like Steve Austin in the 1970s sci-fi show, it is now possible to implant microchips into the body to control everything from weapons to wheelchairs. But is it the start of a sinister new era in science?
Bill Clinton, the former United States president, has paid tribute to the courage Muhammad Ali has shown throughout his entire life, not just during his boxing career.