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‘Love drug’ could help fight stress

A hormone known as the "love drug" has been shown to permanently alter nerve pathways in the brain.

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Alzheimer’s breakthrough gives new hope

Scientists have broken new ground in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure by discovering a potential cause of the disease.

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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?

Many of us have perpetual scatterbrain – but maybe this is something approaching an actual pathology.

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‘Love drug’ could help fight stress
April 22 2015 at 12:52

A hormone known as the "love drug" has been shown to permanently alter nerve pathways in the brain.

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Alzheimer’s breakthrough gives new hope
April 20 2015 at 14:20

Scientists have broken new ground in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure by discovering a potential cause of the disease.

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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?
March 27 2015 at 15:50

Many of us have perpetual scatterbrain – but maybe this is something approaching an actual pathology.

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Memory loss is faster in men – study
March 20 2015 at 14:00

Although declining brain power is common to everyone, it affects men much earlier in life, scientists claim.

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'Stressed' woman drink-driving more
March 20 2015 at 10:31

Women are making up a greater proportion of drink drivers because of the stress in their lives, says UK road safety expert.

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The brain science on prejudice
March 13 2015 at 16:16

Hate and violence in the news can lead to a feeling of inevitability. But neuroscience may be able to help.

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Drug firms despair of finding dementia cure
March 11 2015 at 13:03

Drug companies are retreating from the search for a dementia cure, a major report has warned.

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Is satnav messing with your brain?
March 5 2015 at 13:05

Habitual use of technology is causing unexpected changes to the way we think. John Naish investigates...

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Can fish fix your foul mood?
February 25 2015 at 14:31

Ellie Krieger looks at the role of omega-3 fats and vitamin D in lifting your mood.

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The disease of the digital age
February 13 2015 at 15:07

Michael Christie says fear rules our lives – and that we shouldn’t let it.

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