You say you want a sexual revolution: why 1967 is the year pop came out

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Fifty years ago, homosexuality was decriminalised and pop was never the same again. From Dusty and Motown to Mick Jagger and the Kinks, here are the songs, clubs and clothes that liberated Britain In one of his very last acts as Beatles manager, All You Need Is Love. Exactly one month later, Epstein was dead […]

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Experimental ovarian cancer treatment looks ‘very promising’, researchers say

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Early-phase study of drug that mimics folic acid to attack ovarian cancer cells could hold promise for women who stop responding to traditional treatment An experimental new treatment for ovarian cancer led to a dramatic shrinking of tumors in a small, early-phase study. Researchers were testing a drug, known as ONX-0801, for safety, but found […]

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I fear skunk has claimed our son but his siblings come to the rescue

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He leaves the house without telling me where hes going and stays out all night, but his elder siblings are being vigilant Our house is filled with tattooed and pierced twentysomethings. Guitars are propped against walls. There is loud piano-playing. But none of the children is living the rocknroll lifestyle. Megan is teetotal, preferring herbal […]

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Ketamine could help thousands with severe depression, doctors say

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Psychiatrists hail benefits of transformational drug, and call for more trials to explore its potential Thousands of people with severe depression could obtain urgent relief if experimental treatment using ketamine were made more widely available, medical experts say. The drug has been championed by doctors and psychiatrists as a potentially life-changing treatment for those with […]

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Is our smartphone addiction damaging our children? | Rowan Davies

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Research has found a link between technoference and poor child behaviour. The need for light relief is very human, but perhaps we can find a happier balance A technology-based interruptions in parentchild interactions a phenomenon known as technoference, which Im fairly sure was a club night in Stockwell in the 1990s could be associated with […]

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US army veterans find peace in protecting rhinos from poaching

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In northern South Africa, former soldiers are fighting both the illegal wildlife trade and the twin scourges of unemployment and PTSD The sun has set over the scrubby savannah. The moon is full. It is time for Ryan Tate and his men to go to work. In camouflage fatigues, they check their weapons and head […]

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In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimers review

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Joseph Jebellis personal study of a disease that has reached epidemic proportions offers the latest research but not much hope The human animal derives its humanity from language and memory. What are we, without memory ? The short answer is: wild beasts. Memory gives us personality, emotional intelligence, family relations, and community. Memory anchors us […]

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How Alzheimers took my brilliant dad, Lord Goodhart, in increments

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Benjie Goodharts dad, the Lib Dem peer Lord Goodhart, was a fervent European who cherished his American roots. But as the world hed fought for turned to dust, he was oblivious hit by Alzheimers, content to sit in the garden and count planes There cant be many people who realise their dad has Alzheimers from […]

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Forget hookup culture. The ‘talk’ your kids need is about relationships | Rachel Hills

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Its not that hookup culture doesnt shape millennials expectations when it comes to sex. But those concerns are as likely to be emotional as practical When I was 11 years old, copies of the now defunct Australian teen magazine Dollystarted mysteriously showing up in my familys living room. At the time, I thought my mother […]

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