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…

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…

Queenstown ‘sex bylaw’ panned

From the Southland Times today An objector yesterday blasted the legal basis for sex zone proposals in Queenstown and Wanaka as bordering on paranoia. A Queenstown Lakes District Council panel heard objections to a proposal that could pave the way…