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Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Alzheimer's Disease

Yes, Muhammad is the No1 baby name in this country. So what?

A number of papers seem to have got themselves into a sufficient pickle over whether or not Muhammad is the most popular name in this country that Hacked Off has decided it’s a good opportunity to take a pop at the press. The Muhammad story cropped up this week because of a survey from a …

Coca-Cola to release its own brand of expensive milk

Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is branching out into milk, and believes its low sugar version will 'rain money'<p>Coca-Cola is to release its own brand of milk that will become so popular it will "rain money", the drinks giant has said.<p>Fairlife, which will hit US shelves next month, will cost twice as …

Rights and wrongs of going for growth

George Monbiot’s call for “a government commission on post-growth economics” should be urgent parliamentary business (Growth: the destructive God that can never be appeased, 19 November). All MPs should read the article, and they should tell us how they respond to some relevant questions. Do you …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

Music Industry

Green Party calls on international community to protect human rights in the Middle East

13 August 2014<p>The Green Party today called on the international community to do more to protect the rights — and lives — of Christians and other …

Green Party

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …