20 Nov 2022
As concern grows over the climate crisis, so does its toll on our mental well-being. Public health officials have coined the term "eco-anxiety" to describe the fear of environmental doom. They warn that the phenomenon could have damaging long-term effects and amplify health and social inequalities for the most vulnerable. One recent international survey found that large numbers of 16 to 25 year olds worldwide had suffered psychological effects owing to the climate crisis. We take a closer look at the situation in France.
16 Oct 2021
In Kandahar, the traditional Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, life is full of difficulties and anxiety for women. As the head of a girls-only primary school, Fereshteh Nazari has been able to return to work but along with her colleagues they have not received a salary in two months. Women teachers and girls have been excluded from returning to secondary education. Elsewhere in the ultra-conservative city, men gather to watch traditional wrestling while women are hardly seen in public spaces anymore. One man says: "The international community should not interfere in our internal matters."
19 Jul 2021
On July 19, most of the UK will remove pandemic restrictions. The economy is expected to temporarily benefit, as all businesses can operate normally again. But there are risks amid concerns over the delta variant.
19 May 2019
New research offers a closer look at possible early indications of Parkinson's Disease. Keep an eye out for these 4 changes in health. 1. Losing sense of smell 2. Restless nights 3. Constipation 4. Anxiety and depression
19 Feb 2019
6 Reasons Why You Can't Fall Asleep Easily Most people drift off to sleep within 15-25 minutes. If you're struggling with insomnia, one of these health issues could be to blame. 1. GERD 2. Anxiety 3. Asthma 4. Social jetlag 5. Vitamin deficiency 6. Restless leg syndrome
19 Jan 2019
6 foods that can reduce anxiety an estimated 40 million adults live with anxiety disorders. Anxiety can be treated by making dietary changes.