Andrew Lara

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Magic Mushroom Drug Lifts Depression in Human Trial

A hallucinogenic drug derived from magic mushrooms could be useful in treating depression, the first safety study of this approach has …

Last-minute Mother's Day gifts: Why not a cool hotel stay?

What are you getting that powerful maternal figure in your life for Mother's Day? Here's a hint: What most moms crave is a break from routine.<p>They want romantic time with a partner; quality time with children, girlfriend time, or needed most of all, time alone to relax and restore.<p>------------<p><b>For</b> …

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13 Waterfalls You Need in Your Life: No Passport Required

If there's a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, then there should be a waterfall at the end of every hike. Why? Well, along with the chance to take in a majestic natural landscape, the rush of all that water may give your brain a biochemical boost. According to the Center for Applied …

Isis’s destruction of Palmyra: ‘The heart has been ripped out of the city'

Isis is destroying the ‘Venice of the sands’ piece by piece – and worse atrocities may be yet to come. Will the brutal organisation erase the memory of Syria’s extraordinary history? Plus, Robin Yassin-Kassab assesses the impact on the nation<p>At length we stood on the end of the col and looked over …

Why antioxidants could actually harm younger skin

A new study suggests that in young people free radicals are essential for skin healing and healthy regeneration<p>Expensive skin creams which are rich in antioxidants are championed by the beauty industry for their anti-ageing and wrinkle-reducing effects. But a new study suggests that they could …

Born this way? Society, sexuality and the search for the 'gay gene'

Are our sexual desires derived from our genes? Or can we make active choices about who we are sexually attracted to?<p>Over the past decade the idea that we are “born this way” — or that our sexuality is genetic — has become increasingly important. The mantra has become a political strategy, in …

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