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 28 December 2011
Head injuries can dramatically increase the chances of someone committing violent crime, a study has found.
Saturday 10 December 2011
A couple have been cleared of killing their four-month-old son who was suffering from rickets.
Sunday 30 October 2011
A 15-year-old boy attacked following a beach party continues to fight for life today as detectives urged witnesses to come forward.
Monday 15 August 2011
The siblings of autistic children are nearly twice as likely to develop the disorder than was previously believed, research suggests.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Saturday 30 July 2011
A global clinical trial will test if stem cells can be safely used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), it was announced yesterday. It will see if cells can slow, stop and even reverse damage to the brain and spinal cord caused by the illness. The results will advance medical knowledge "by years", scientists said.
Friday 29 July 2011
A major new global clinical trial will test whether stem cells can be safely used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), it was announced today.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Hull are waiting for medical reports on Kirk Yeaman before allowing him to train or play again. The Test centre had an epileptic fit at half-time in the match at Wakefield on Sunday.
Monday 27 June 2011
Researchers believe they may have found a "missing link" in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Monday 27 June 2011
Many autistic children are being forced to wait a year or more to get help at school, research suggests.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Many thousands of adults in the UK may have autism without knowing it, research suggests.
Thursday 28 April 2011
The trees are in bud, the hedgerows full of blossom and lambs are gambolling in the fields – but spring may be the worst time for human babies to be born.
Friday 22 April 2011
The cartoonish cover of this book might give the impression that it is a lowbrow read but it turns out that its writer is a Pulitzer prize-winning science journalist who has previously delved into the teenage brain and who knows her stuff.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Multiple sclerosis (MS) may be linked to the combined effects of a viral infection and not getting enough sun, research suggests.
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