Health News

University of Otago psychiatrists call on colleagues to say no to euthanasia

The impact of legalizing euthanasia will be devastating on older people, the poor and disabled, according to two University of Otago psychiatrists who are calling on their colleagues both in New Zealand and internationally to oppose the move. Consultant psychogeriatrician Associate Professor Yoram Barak and Senior Lecturer Chris Gale, from the Department of Psychological Medicine, […]

Kids Health

Baby on Board! Andy Grammer's Wife Aija Is Pregnant With 2nd Child

Andy Grammer is expanding his family! His wife, Aija Lise, is pregnant with the couple’s second child. “WE ARE HAVING ANOTHER LITTLE GIRL AND I AM INSANELY, WILDLY, HYPERVENTILATINGLY EXCITED ABOUT IT,” the “Honey I’m Good” singer captioned a Wednesday, October 16, Instagram post. “There is quite literally NOTHING I want to invest my time […]

Health News

Men on Forever Alone forums don't want to be associated with incels

Incels are involuntarily celibate men who define themselves as unable to find a romantic or sexual partner. Some experience hatred towards women for ‘denying’ them sex, while others use online communities as Reddit and 4chan to vent about their struggles. In recent years, the community has been propelled to the limelight following violent acts committed […]

Health Problems

New research raises important questions on how mental illness is currently diagnosed

A study led by a psychologist from Trinity College Dublin raises important questions on how mental illness is currently diagnosed and whether these diagnoses accurately reflect the underlying neurobiology of mental illness. The findings, just published in the leading peer-reviewed medical journal, JAMA Psychiatry, are significant in highlighting the need for more individualised approaches to […]

Health News

Four studies report on key issues in preventing gun violence

Three research studies by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) provide new data and report on current strategies and future efforts that can further reduce firearm-related injury and death. A fourth study, accepted for publication and expected to post online the week of Oct. 7 in the journal Injury Prevention, identifies five distinct […]

Pet Care

Uncovering the Facts: Myths on Vitamins and Weight Loss Supplements

untitled-2.jpg You may have recently started a new vitamin regiment, or maybe you’re interested in trying a new weight loss supplement. Either way, like with most supplements, there are dangers that could affect your furry friends. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has everything you need to know about myths surrounding vitamins and weight loss […]