Month: March 2011

Genderless roommates!

From the ‘wacky’ files, CNN reports In the wake of the high-profile suicide of a gay Rutgers University student last fall, the New Jersey college will implement gender-neutral housing in an attempt to make the university more inclusive. Twenty to…

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More reason not to decriminalise dope

From the BBC News Using cannabis as a teenager or young adult increases the risk of psychosis, a report suggests. The study published in the British Medical Journal involved tracking 1,900 people over a period of 10 years. Although the…

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Palliative care – not euthanasia

From research published in the Australian’s Age newspaper Cancer patients wanting to live for as long as possible should receive palliative care sooner rather than later after research found it could prolong life more effectively than receiving treatment alone. In…

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Male depression ‘set to increase’

From the BBC News today Psychiatrists have warned that the number of men with depression could rise because of changes in Western society. An article in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests economic and social changes will erode traditional sources of…

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