News: March 2015

Education: For Exams or Moral Character ?

School education encompasses many areas of child development. Although exam results matter, it is argued that moral character including virtues such as self-discipline, fairness and courage, matter...

02 Mar '15 | Education | UK

How the elderly can reduce risk of falls this winter

How to help elderly people to feel more confident at home by reducing the risk of and concern associated with falls, either in the home or outside such as on ice or challenging surfaces.

02 Mar '15 | Senior Citizens | England

Malawi increases actions to protect elephants

Malawi's 10 year National Elephant Action Plan is developing with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife in Malawi taking strong action to further protect elephants from armed gangs of poachers

03 Mar '15 | Wildlife | Malawi

New research advances understanding of thyroid conditions

In a recent study of thyroid hormone levels scientists identified novel variants associated with thyroid function that could not have been detected in earlier studies. They also demonstrated the u...

09 Mar '15 | Genetics | Australia

What is sharenting? ... and how some parents over-do it

Many parents share information about their children via social media. How much is too much and which subjects and types of material should be off-limits? How will the child feel about info being pu...

16 Mar '15 | Child Welfare | USA

Schizophrenia - Aerobic exercise found to improve cognitive functioning

Schizophrenia patients experienced improvements in cognitive functioning when they participated in an aerobic exercise training programme. In a proof-of-concept, single-blind, randomized clinical ...

23 Mar '15 | Schizophrenia | USA

Medics plea to UK politicians: No More Games with A&E

The recent BMA plea to politicians uses the slogan: No More Games with A&E. Just weeks ahead of the UK general election on 7 May is perhaps one of the best opportunities to try to extract promises ...

25 Mar '15 | Emergency Medicine | UK

Vet charity warning about pet obesity

Pet obesity is a major animal health issue. Almost half of adults surveyed recently were not aware of the risks to and adverse effects on their pets health posed by obesity, which can include the r...

25 Mar '15 | Pet Health | UK

Angels encourage us to develop mental, spiritual and emotional clarity.

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