Catherine O'Donnell

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How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<p>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

Nutrition

This Aussie rapping registrar is laying down serious lessons on complicated procedure

A Gold Coast doctor has taken up rapping to help teach her colleagues a difficult and unusual medical technique — and it is catching on.<p>"I was …

Gold Coast

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Jim Laub, …

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

Sleep

Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar …

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

In a country that eats dessert for breakfast, sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle.<p>Aside from avoiding obvious minefields like stacks of syrup-drenched pancakes and huge muffins, there are several practical guidelines to follow if you're looking to slim down. These tips can be …

Nutrition

Stanford Magazine - Article

<b>Meditation starts at 3 p.m. sharp</b> in compassion class. As lecturer Leah Weiss invites her students to close their eyes, the classroom of 33 goes …

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Intermittent Fasting May Increase Your Lifespan, According To Harvard

Intermittent fasting is a diet or lifestyle which involves a period of fasting and non-fasting. Good news is this type of diet allows you not only to …

Holistic Medicine

Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency.<p>A fleet of destroyers and at least one frigate, a 30,000-tone …

China

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

Alzheimer's Disease

Signs You Need to Detox Your Liver ASAP—And How to Do It

The liver is a multitasking organ, working to keep your blood clean, metabolism functioning and digestion system strong. It’s also responsible for …

Wellness

The beginner’s guide to the ketogenic diet

By now, you’ve probably heard that fat is <i>not</i> a healthy eater’s kryptonite. Sure, we may have spent decades believing low-fat diets—usually filled …

Nutrition

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Celine Dion's Response to Unruly Fan Rushing the Stage Is a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

This situation could have quickly turned ugly, if not for Dion's skillful reaction.<p>How would you react if a drunk stranger suddenly rushed you at work? Would you run? Fight? Freak out?<p>That's the apparent situation famous singer Celine Dion had to deal with during a recent performance at Caesar's …

Dolly Everett: 'Heartbroken' Malcolm Turnbull joins bullying debate in wake of 14-year-old girl's suicide

The suicide of teenage "outback girl" Amy 'Dolly' Everett has struck a chord with strangers around the country, with people from truckies to Prime …

Australian girl who was face of iconic Akubra hat commits suicide aged 14 after being bullied online

A 14-year-old girl who was once the face of Akubra– Australia’s famous cowboy-style hat – has taken her own life after being harassed online, prompting calls by her family to “stop the bullies”.<p>The parents of Amy "Dolly" Everett, who appeared in a popular advertising campaign for Akubra when she …

How trainer Kirsty Godso eats ketogenic every day—and why she’ll never go back

<i>In addition to being a Nike Master Trainer, Kirsty Godso has crafted two workouts—Pyrogirls, which pops up at cool girl hot spot Sky Ting Yoga as</i> …

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Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial

<b>Exclusive:</b> as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS<p>British scientists have begun testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging evidence that it could be a disease of the …

Immune System

When the Make-Believe World Is All Too Real

For my son Jonas’s first Halloween, when he was 5 months old, I dressed the two of us as matching lumberjacks. For the second, we were characters from the movie “Up.” I was Carl, the old man, my wife was Ellie, and Jonas was Russell, the enthusiastic Wilderness Explorer. We tied a dozen balloons to …

Impacts of Electroconvulsive Therapy on 1-Year Outcomes in Patients With Schizophrenia: A Controlled, Population-Based Mirror-Image Study | Schizophrenia Bulletin

Objectives<p>Despite the decline in the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in patients with schizophrenia, ECT augmentation is still recommended for …

Experts Get Real About Therapy & Who Could Actually Benefit From Going

It's strange for me to think there was once a time in my life when I was resistant to going to therapy. I used to scoff at the very <i>notion</i> of lying …

How to Start Running (or Come Back From a Hiatus) Without Getting Hurt, According to Pros

John Hancock Elite Ambassadors Blake Russell and Bill Rodgers offer their running wisdom.<p>New to running, or just trying to get back into it after a …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …