Reading a gripping novel causes biological changes in the brain which last for days as the mind is transported into the body of the protagonist
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Wednesday 13 June 2012
Omega-3 supplements do not appear to prevent mental decline in old age, a study review has shown.
Thursday 07 June 2012
Signs of autism have been found in fish swimming in water contaminated with psychoactive medications.
Monday 21 May 2012
You might be fed up with your little monkeys always wanting to play with your iPad, but for a group of orang-utan experts, that's exactly what they want. Gillian Orr reports
Sunday 20 May 2012
Early treatment alleviates symptoms but only 37 per cent of doctors are trained to identify it
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Frail elderly and disabled people are being charged more for council help to get washed, dressed and fed at home, according to a survey.
Monday 14 May 2012
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.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Smells like Regency teen spirit
Monday 23 April 2012
A documentary on autism has wowed the TV critics, says Simon Usborne
Sunday 22 April 2012
Animals will help Alzheimer's patients remember their medicine and steer them through the day
Friday 20 April 2012
This extraordinary, vast little book enacts Larkin's almost-instinct, almost true: what has remained of him is love. Tom Lubbock was art critic of this paper for many years until a brain cancer removed, inch by inch, his language and then he died, stupidly young.
Friday 20 April 2012
In his new documentary, Louis Theroux told us, he would be exploring "the pleasures and strains of one of the most extraordinary kinds of relationship".
Tuesday 17 April 2012
The 17-year-old who killed a pensioner during last year’s rioting in London has been locked up for eight years.
Monday 16 April 2012
A charity is looking for 3,000 Parkinson's sufferers to take part in the biggest ever study into the cause of the disease.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Eight people have died after a van ran through a crowded junction and struck pedestrians in the western Japanese city of Kyoto today.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Taking a loved one to a suicide clinic isn't something most people would want to write a play about. Let alone when they've only just got married again. Emily Dugan meets Chris Larner
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Review: Mike Leigh's biopic is a rambling, rich character study
Want to ward off (or welcome) trick-or-treaters? Here's how
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 4 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it
- 5 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party