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Are Opioids the Next Antidepressant?

ONE of the most painful experiences of being a psychiatrist is having a patient for whom none of the available therapies or medications work.<p>A while back, I was asked to do a consultation on just such a patient. This person had been a heroin addict in her early 20s. She had quit the opioid five …

8 Great Tricks For Reading People's Body Language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

How Britain funds the 'propaganda war' against Isis in Syria

Islamic State,Syria,Middle East and North Africa,World news,UK news,Ministry of Defence,Foreign policy,Politics,Counter-terrorism policy,UK security and counter-terrorism<p>Government contractors effectively run a press office for opposition fighters but communications conceal UK’s role<p>The British …

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Study recommends therapy, not sleeping pills to treat insomnia

Tossing and turning night after night? Don't automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia should be cognitive behavioral therapy — a way to condition your body to slumber again.<p>It takes more time and effort than popping a pill, but the …

How to prepare for the Zika virus this summer

Summer is coming, and so are Zika-carrying mosquitoes.<p>At the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting — an annual meeting of more than 6,500 pediatric …

Public Health

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

To feel better, eat less (yes, even if you're not overweight)

For the dwindling few of us who don't actually need to lose weight, the idea of slashing food intake in a bid to extend our healthy life span isn't universally appealing.<p>Hedonists the world over, in fact, have denounced the calorie-restriction-for-life-extension idea as a cruel hoax: The bony, cold …

Diabetes

Sonic boom from RAF Typhoon jets shakes houses in Yorkshire

Sonic booms shook houses and rattled windows in Yorkshire on Monday night as two RAF Typhoon jets scrambled to escort a passenger aeroplane in to land.<p>People in the Leeds and Doncaster areas reported hearing loud bangs and what felt like an explosion as the aircraft flew overhead.<p>The Typhoons were …