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Dyslexia sufferer Sam Barclay's book 'I wonder what's it's like to be dyslexic'

See the world through a dyslexic's eyes: Sufferer designs striking graphics to reveal how words and numbers look to him<p>The book is called 'I wonder …

Family filmed care worker spraying dementia patient in the face with aerosol

A care home worker who sprayed an aerosol can in the face of a 77-year-old woman with dementia has been convicted of an ill-treatment offence.<p>Susan …

Almost half of food in Irish shopping baskets is ultra-processed

Future generations will look at today’s food consumption in the same way we view sending children up chimneys, says obesity expert<p>Wed, Feb 7, 2018, …

MindSpace: Pioneering Scheme Is Changing The Way Schools Tackle Kids' Mental Health Struggles

Horizon Community College in Barnsley is home to a 'safe haven' wellbeing suite.<p>Young people across Barnsley are being supported by a pioneering …

Cognitive Ability and Vulnerability to Fake News

“Fake news” is Donald Trump’s favorite catchphrase. Since the election, it has appeared in some 180 tweets by the President, decrying everything from …

Fake News

Searching for meaning in your life? This Japanese concept can help you find it

A very useful Venn diagram illustrates this concept perfectly.<br>Read More

Ikigai

What Could Amazon’s Approach to Health Care Look Like?

It is clear from some of its recent moves that Amazon sees the 18% of U.S. GDP dedicated to health care as fertile ground for expansion. Consider its decision to pursue the market for pharmaceutical distribution, or the recent announcement that it will be teaming up with Berkshire Hathaway and …

Health Care

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It is easily forgotten in these more enlightened times what a big moment it was, 100 years ago today, when women were first given the right to vote. Just a few years earlier, the government and most MPs were implacably opposed to extending the franchise, which was why many women felt compelled to …

New drug restores memories in brain-damaged mice

For the first time, scientists have reversed memory and learning deficits in mice following traumatic brain injuries. This new research could someday lead to treatments for head trauma and debilitating cognitive diseases.<p>More than 2 million Americans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are seen in …

The Brain

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Ten Ways to Use Google Earth In Your Classroom

During the ISTE conference at the end of June Google announced that Google Earth can now be added into your G Suite for Education domain. This means …

How Parents Can Promote Learning Through Guided Play

How children learn is something that we are all interested in, some of us from a scientific perspective, others from a policy perspective, and most …

Parenting

Space for Social Media in the Classroom #SocialLEADia

One of the big reasons why I wanted to become a teacher is because I struggled a lot academically throughout my schooling. Reading, writing, and …

Teaching

Can you live without processed food?

<b>The white stuff you sprinkle on your food is back in the headlines. Whether it's salt or sugar, it seems many of us may be consuming too much. So how easy is it to live without processed food for a week? Helen Briggs finds out.</b><p>Sunday<p>The first day of my new regime involves rifling through kitchen …

Let's talk about the gender differences that really matter – in mental health

Gender differences have been much in the news lately. It's a topic that exerts a powerful attraction, beguiling scientists and lay people alike. Are men and women really so dissimilar that they may as well come from different planets? And where there are differences, what are the causes? Everyone, …

Hospitals to get more money for seeing A&E cases after funding rule is relaxed

Hospitals are to receive more money for treating patients admitted as emergencies after NHS bosses relaxed a payments system which critics say has wrongly denied A&E units an estimated £500m a year.<p>Emergency departments have been struggling with a funding rule which means they receive only 30% of …

Give each NHS hospital patient a single consultant, says Jeremy Hunt

Patients in hospital should be put under the charge of a single consultant accountable for all the care they receive, whose name will have to be prominently displayed to ensure sick people have an "advocate" while being treated, the health secretary will announce on Thursday.<p>In his first speech of …

Food crusaders' new challenge: cut sugar to save NHS £50bn a year

For a group of academics who spent over a decade pushing food manufacturers to use less salt, success has been so sweet they have decided to take on a new challenge: sugar.<p>But by opening a new front in their campaign to prevent a health crisis, they say they face a bitter struggle. This time an …

A&E waiting times in England prompt Labour to warn of NHS winter crisis

The number of patients waiting more than four hours in A&E departments in England before being admitted, transferred or discharged has reached its highest level since April last year, prompting Labour to warn that the NHS is in the midst of a winter crisis.<p>Figures also indicated that the number …

Parties reject call to lower age of consent

Britain's three main political parties joined forces to reject a call by a leading public health official to consider lowering the age of consent to 15.<p>A spokesman for the prime minister said the current age of 16 was designed to protect children, a view echoed by the Nick Clegg, the deputy prime …

Carer tied woman, 88, up with her dressing gown cord so she could have cigarette break

• <b>Sussanah Carr tied up dementia sufferer because she did not want her wandering around care home while she was working</b>• <b><br>Carr starts 12-month supervision</b> …

New hope for asthma sufferers as scientists find gene that triggers condition

• Researchers hope findings will lead to better treatments for the disease<br>• Condition affects 5.4million Britons and caused 1,143 deaths in 2010<br>• New …

Pair of lungs that live on after donor's death give hope to transplant patients

• <b>University of North Carolina found lungs kept alive by air for up to 4 hours</b>• <b><br>Surgeons could now recover organs from people who die suddenly at</b> …

NHS staff told not to say sorry for bringing up organ donation with bereaved

• Guidelines say not to be ‘negative or apologetic’ about the subject<br>• They were issued by the NHS in the hope of boosting donor numbers<br>• Policy tells …

Home health tests: the rise in DIY diagnosis

A new home test to enable pregnant women to detect the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia is being developed. It will join the many self-test kits already on sale in pharmacists, supermarkets and online. But should you fill your basket with kits to test for everything from bowel cancer to …