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  • Tackling male suicide and self harm in Australia

    Tackling male suicide and self harm in Australia0

    Scaling up efforts to tackle male self harm: Men and boys account for 75 per cent of deaths from suicide, making them a key group for interventions, but an expanded national effort to prevent suicide demands that we have evidence of what actually works. Andrew Trounson of the University of Melbourne writing in Pursuit, discusses

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  • Remote working: Is it doing more harm than good? | Career

    Remote working: Is it doing more harm than good? | Career0

    Over the last 15 years, the number of people who work remotely has grown by 159 percent globally, and in the UK 68 percent of businesses currently offer their employees flexible working, according to research by Merchant Savvy. Remote roles also lead the way in the technology sector, with 29.2 percent of remote jobs posted

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  • Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study

    Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study0

    Drinking alcohol while pregnant can have a devastating impact on the developing baby, leading to poor cognition and behaviour. Alcohol is also known to increase the risk of miscarriages, stillbirth and other placental complications. But what if a mother drinks before she knows she is pregnant? Health guidelines in the UK, US and Australia say

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  • Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day ‘will not harm heart’

    Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day ‘will not harm heart’0

    Researchers found that even those drinking up to 25 cups a day were no more likely to have stiffened arteries than those who drank less than one cup. Previous studies had suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and increasing the chances of a heart attack or stroke. In 2001, the European

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  • a knee-jerk ban on content could actually harm young people

    a knee-jerk ban on content could actually harm young people0

    Professor Dame Sally Davies, England’s chief medical officer, has argued that social media companies have a duty of care to keep children safe. Davies’ guidance comes as the health secretary, Matt Hancock, is due to meet with bosses at Instagram over the platform’s handling of self-harm and suicide content. There is growing concern that such

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