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Counselling doesn't work in the long term

Nov 08, 2017 15:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Person-centred counselling is one of the most popular treatments for mental health problems. Often just shortened to counselling, the approach focuses on how patients view themselves in the here and now, rather than how a...

3 things I learned from delivering medical aid to a remote part of Puerto Rico

Nov 07, 2017 06:04 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

I belong to a group called Doctors for Puerto Rico. We have been dispatching medicine and small teams of medical staff to the island, in coordination with local health authorities since two-and-a-half weeks after...

The long, strange history of dieting fads

Nov 07, 2017 06:02 am UTC| Health

Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity. So started William Bantings Letter on Corpulence, likely the first diet book ever published....

Three proven psychological treatments for young people that need to be funded

Nov 03, 2017 07:44 am UTC| Health

From the first of November Australians living in rural and remote areas will be eligible to receive Medicare rebates for psychological treatments delivered in part via video conferencing. This is a step in the right...

Replacing pharmacists with robots isn't the answer to better productivity

Oct 25, 2017 07:47 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Reforming pharmacy services and the role of pharmacists is one of the recommendations made in a five-year review of the nations productivity, released yesterday. The Productivity Commissions report, Shifting the Dial,...

Why aren't we curing the world's most curable diseases?

Oct 25, 2017 02:33 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Once upon a time, the world suffered. In 1987, 20 million people across the world were plagued by a debilitating, painful and potentially blinding disease called river blindness. This parasitic infection caused pain,...

More teenage girls are self harming than ever before – here's why

Oct 23, 2017 15:51 pm UTC| Health

A recent storyline on TV soap Hollyoaks has been praised as a masterpiece of televion after focusing on the issue of self harm in young people. The show, which worked with charities Samaritans and Mind on the episode,...

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Economy

Australian bonds slump following weakness in U.S. Treasuries; FOMC decision in focus

Australian government bonds slumpedon Mondayfollowing weakness in the U.S. Treasuries as investors remained optimistic about December and three more rate hike by the Federal Reserve next year. The yield on the benchmark...

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 11th December 2017

Not many economic data and events scheduled for today and all with low to medium volatility risks Upcoming: Italy: Retail sales report for October will be published at 9:00 GMT. Greece: industrial production...

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 8th December 2017

Lots of economic data and events scheduled for today and some with high volatility risks associated. Data released so far: Australia: Hoe loans down 0.6 percent in October. Investment lending for homes grew 1.6...

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 7th December 2017

Lots of economic data and events scheduled for today and some with high volatility risks associated. Data released so far: Australia: October trade balance came at $105 million. Upcoming: Japan:...

U.S. Commerce department announces affirmative preliminary circumvention Rulings on Steel from Vietnam

Last night, U.S. Commerce Department announced preliminary affirmative circumvention rulings on steel imported from Vietnam accusing that corrosion-resistant steel (CORE) and certain cold-rolled steel flat products...

Politics

Latino elites are paying the California dream forward

American Latino economic elites have incomes and wealth in the top 5 percent of earners. Some own multi-million-dollar companies or work as corporate executives. Latino politicians like Kevin De León, who is...

Brexit: why Macron has more room to manoeuvre than May and Merkel

Despite the valiant efforts of both the EU and the UK to uphold confidence in the Brexit negotiations process, its clear the talks have been deeply unsatisfactory for both sides. Fundamental conflicts of interest and...

Why PR agencies and their spin should be the subject of greater scrutiny

It was one of the biggest and best-known British PR agencies around. So when Bell Pottinger came crashing down earlier this year, you could be forgiven for wondering why it hadnt prepared a better crisis strategy to deal...

Catalonia crisis: Spain enters unchartered territory following Madrid move to end autonomy

Shortly after Catalonias parliament in Barcelona voted to declare independence from Spain on October 27, the senate in Madrid voted to trigger Article 155 of the Spanish constitution, removing Catalonias autonomy. In...

China's ambition burns bright - with Xi Jinping firmly in charge

The most important political event of 2017, the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress, has concluded. And while there was much to digest, one image above all stands out: Xi Jinpings political dominance and his burning...

Science

Scientists Prevent Weight Gain Despite High Fat Diet

The alarming rate of obesity and weight gain in industrialized nations is one of the most concerning health issues plaguing developed countries today. Scientists might have just come much closer to finally ending this...

Study Says Air Pollution Makes Exercise Pointless, Poses Huge Health Risks To Unborn Babies

Scientists have been encouraging older people to exercise in order to stay healthy, but according to a recent study, air pollution makes this rather pointless. Whats more, another study found that a dirty atmosphere has...

Baby Born Via Transplanted Uterus For The First Time

Further proving that advances in medical science never cease to amaze, a woman just gave birth to a baby with a transplanted uterus. This is the first time it has ever happened in the U.S. and provides hope to a lot of...

Smartphone Addiction Increases Anxiety And Depression, Study Finds

It might feel like the same old story, where elders take issue with new technology and tell the younger generation that their addiction to gadgets would result in problems. However, this time, tutting adults might have...

Thousands Of HIV Patients To Be Injected With HIV Vaccine In Human Trials

Even though HIV has been part of the human consciousness for several decades, creating a cure has proven difficult. Now, an international collaboration is about to perform human trials by injecting thousands of patients...

Technology

Far Cry 5 Delayed Due To Ubisoft’s Newfound Commitment To Quality

Ubisoft just announced that it will be delaying the release of several of its upcoming titles, including Far Cry 5 and the Crew 2. This is apparently due to the success of Assassins Creed Origins, which is currently being...

Net Neutrality Death May Or May Not Kill Bitcoin, Experts Disagree With Each Other

One of the biggest hot-button topics in the American political landscape right now is Net Neutrality and the upcoming vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to kill it. While many fear that the death of a free...

Vine Creator Teases New App, Could It Be Vine 2.0?

Reports that the creator of the previously popular app Vine was making a follow-up app started circulating recently when he revealed that he was working on a side project. Now, Dom Hofmann is teasing the internet with an...

Steam No Longer Accepts Bitcoin For Video Game Purchase

Even though Bitcoin is continuing to skyrocket in value, at least one prominent tech entity is jumping off the crypto bandwagon instead of on it. Valve just announced that it would no longer accept the digital currency on...

Accidental Leak Of God Of War March 2018 Release Date Might Have Been Intentional

Gamers recently spotted a release date on the PlayStation Stores God of War page. At the time, the page said that Kratos is coming back on March 22, 2018. The date has since been changed to December 31, 2018, but many are...
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