New rights should be given to severely ill mental health patients detained in hospital to stop abuse and neglect of this vulnerable group, a review says. The 1983 Mental Health Act is outdated and needs
South Korean YouTube star Lina Bae expected some negative comments when she switched from posting make-up tutorials to stripping her face bare. What she didn't expect were death threats. The 21-year-old
At any one time, a sixth of the population in England aged 16 to 64 have a mental health problem, according to statistics body NHS Digital. Whether it is family or friends, neighbours or work colleagues,
No sex please, we’re beholden to our advertisers. During the Great Internet Sex War, that began in the United States during its Facebook Era, people were forced to stockpile their porn. Lube was bought
Q. Are cruciferous vegetables really helpful for fighting cancer? A. There’s no question that cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower and brussels sprouts as well as turnips and dark
Student groups at Yale, Stanford, and other schools will stop promoting jobs at firms that use mandatory arbitration. Female student groups at prominent US law schools are cutting ties with law firms force
By Austin Frakt If part of a hospital stay is to recover from a procedure or illness, why is it so hard to get any rest? There is more noise and light than is conducive for sleep. And nurses and others
Feeling comfortable and empowered lets you take more risks, speak out more and solve problems better, research says - but your boss needs to set the tone for a safe space for all. One day, Lucy Parsons’
Women who left the workforce for a year earned an overall average of 39 percent less than men, the study found. Women earned roughly half the income of men in the United States over a 15-year period, into
A conversation with the sociologist Mary Robertson on how some queer youth are pleasantly surprised with the lack of family drama the news causes. The story of LGBTQ youth has long been considered one
One in eight children over five has a mental health disorder. The figures come from an NHS survey of 9,117 kids - the first official figures since 2004. It shows how common mental health problems are children
A committee of village elders in southern India has banned women from wearing nighties during the day. As the name suggests, nighties, sometimes also called maxis here, are loose, shapeless garments which
Have you ever had a situation in which someone agreed to do things your way, only to then quietly sabotage your plan and do all they can to make it fail? This subtle, toxic behavior is known as passive-aggression.
Seven years ago I lost 60 pounds, but recently I’ve struggled with gaining it back. I’m not alone in my weight struggles. Nor am I alone in the eating disorder I have wrestled with for the last 40 years.
It’s hard to know what to say to a friend who is grieving. Here’s what you should keep in mind. “How are you doing?” This is the question I heardrelentlesslyfrom friends, co-workers, and acquaintances