‘Rocketman’ Banned in Samoa Over Gay Content


Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’ was banned from the island nation Samoa last week due to its depiction of homosexuality onscreen.

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According to Reuters, the country’s censor told the Samoan local newspaper the Samoa Observer on Monday that the film was not suitable and clashed with the country’s Christian values.

‘We’re concerned with the cultural values and also the Christian beliefs here in Samoa ‘ it’s not appropriate for public viewing,’ censor Leiataua Niuapu Faaui said.

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‘Rust deposits’ in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say

Three-dimensional brain scans suggest lower iron levels may delay the progress of memory loss associated with the neurodegenerative disease.

Professor Ashley Bush from the Florey Institute said scientists have known for some time that iron levels in the brain rise with age.

“That is a mysterious phenomenon that always has the potential to cause trouble because this iron elevation that occurs in humans and all mammals is unnecessary,” he said.

“After the age of 50 or so, the build-up can reach levels where it can actually convert chemically into things that are toxic and literally form chemical rust deposits in the brain.

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Date: 2017-07-25T20:10:38+1000
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