Could this Simple Vitamin Help Treat Psychotic Disorders Better than Drugs? By Dr. Mercola A growing trend of drug misuse is alarming medical experts, policymakers, and patient advocates. In recent years, there has been a massive increase in off-label use of a class of drugs called “atypical niacantipsychotics.” These drugs, which include Seroquel, Zyprexa, Risperdal and […]
Manchester’s sexual health specialists launch myth-busting ‘teen diary’ initiative for World Contraception Day By Dominic Claeys-Jackson The myths surrounding contraception and sexual health are being busted through a new ‘teen diary’ initiative by Manchester’s sexual health experts. The Diary of Hannah Scott is released to tie in with World Contraception Day today, the booklet charting a […]
Thalidomide victims: drugmaker’s apology not enough * German firm apologises 50 years after drug withdrawn * Victims in Britain and Australia say apology inadequate * Gruenenthal says it could not have known effect of drug By Annika Breidthardt BERLIN, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Victims of thalidomide said on Saturday an apology from the German inventor […]
Eating oily fish regularly ‘can significantly cut risk of prostate death’ Those who consume high levels of omega-3 are 34 to 40 per cent less likely to die from disease Men over 50 more likely to develop a tumour, and there is a strong genetic element to it By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:35, 19 […]
Mental Disorders Trigger Long-Term Sick Leave By Rick Nauert PhDSenior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on August 1, 2012 Individuals, employers and society all lose when an individual is placed on long-term sick leave. Paradoxically, while everyone attempts to avoid the scenario, the precipitating factors that cause an individual to go on […]
Mild mental illness ‘raises risk of premature death’ 1 August 2012 Last updated at 02:15 By Emily Selvadurai Health reporter, BBC News online People with mild mental illnesses such as anxiety or depression are more likely to die early, say researchers.They looked at the premature deaths from conditions such as heart disease and cancer […]
Dementia experts team-up in Manchester to help sufferers and carers By: Alice McKeegan M.E.N. July 31, 2012 Dementia advisers are being employed in Manchester as part of a pilot to provide more support to sufferers and their carers. Three assistant psychologists will be employed as dementia advisers in the city, working alongside other services to provide advice and […]
NHS ‘Is Failing’ Mental Health Patients 2:00am 24th July 2012. © 2012 Eagle Radio. The NHS is still failing people with mental health problems, despite a Government strategy launched more than a year ago, charities have warned.They say patients in some areas are waiting at least three months for specialist counselling. Some end up […]
The UK government is said to be considering removing the right of appeal for people denied social security benefits. The implications of this are horrific.
The UK government is said to be considering removing the right of appeal for people denied social security benefits. The implications of this are horrific. Thursday 12 May 2011 Tags: GOVERNMENT, BENEFITS, UK It is a scenario we should all dread, for whatever your circumstances today, nobody can predict tomorrow. Rumours are rife […]
It is well known that stress can potentially have a negative effect on both physical and mental health, but recent research conducted by the University of Valencia in Spain indicates that high-grade ethyl-epa fish oil could possibly prevent some of the adverse effects associated with chronic or prolonged stress. Ethyl-epa is a concentrated and purified form of the Omega 3 essential fatty acid Eicosapentaenoic acid or EPA. Researchers found that ethyl-epa helps transport the stress hormone cortisol through the blood brain barrier. This indicates that ethyl-epa fish oil could help cortisol to return to normal levels, which is important when we consider that during periods of prolonged stress, cortisol levels can remain very high and pose a significant risk to health.