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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Friday 09 July 2010
Subtle, sensitive and slippery, Austrian director Jessica Hausner's French language film is a quiet delight. Sylvie Testud is Christine, a multiple sclerosis sufferer on an organised pilgrimage to Lourdes.
Thursday 01 July 2010
Controversial tissue transplants from aborted foetuses to people suffering from Parkinson's disease could soon begin again following a scientific breakthrough in understanding and overcoming the side-effects of such operations.
Friday 25 June 2010
Interesting to see that some Tories seem to be waking up to the fact that their immigration cap is going to undermine growth
Thursday 10 June 2010
Tuesday 08 June 2010
The NHS is failing youngsters with autism, a charity warned today.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Friday 07 May 2010
Physical exercise may help to rebuild parts of the brain that are lost with age, a study suggests.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
It may soon be possible to repair damage to the human brain by reactivating stem cells within the body that can grow on specially constructed "biological scaffolding" inserted into the brain, scientists say.
Friday 09 April 2010
Friday 05 March 2010
A 16-year-old was ordered to be detained for seven years today for a "disgraceful and brutal" attack on another boy in a park.
Thursday 04 March 2010
A hand-held device that fires a magnetic pulse to the back of the head may offer new hope to migraine sufferers, research suggests.
Friday 19 February 2010
Adam has Asperger's, a high-functioning form of autism. He's also got a new neighbour, Beth.
Wednesday 03 February 2010
Sunday 10 January 2010
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Having children could slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), research suggested today.
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