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“A skillful balance between love and hate” Laurence Green reviews Gary Owen’s dark drama, killology.

The issue of whether violent films, television programmes or video games cause people to act violently in reality is reignited in Welsh playwright Gary Owen’s dark drama Killology (Royal Court Theatre) directed by Rachel O’Riordan. The action centres on three characters, First there is Paul, millionaire son of an industrialist, who has invented a brutal […]
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Could a drug used to treat diabetes help Parkinson’s disease? Behind the Headlines, the news analysis service of the NHS, looks at the science behind recent media claims.

“A drug commonly used to treat diabetes could help those living with Parkinson’s disease,” The Guardian reports. A small study suggests a drug called exenatide may have a modest beneficial effect on motor (movement) symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease. Exenatide is known as a GLP-1 agonist, used to help regulate blood sugar levels in people […]