YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign, as new research reveals the damaging effects of negative language and stereotypes about mental health. Research from YMCA showed that ‘psycho’, ‘retard’ and ‘attention seeker’ were among the most commonly used words, as two thirds (66 per cent) of young people who have seen or heard harmful words and negative stereotypes relating to mental health say it is simply part of everyday language.More Than Words, published today on World Mental Health Day, as part of the YMCA and NHS #IAMWHOLE campaign, also showed that 44 per cent of those who have heard or seen negative stereotypes did so on a weekly basis, with young people coming across an average of 33 different words and terms.Researchers spoke to more than 2,000 11-24 year olds and found that even though nearly nine in ten (88 per cent) young people who have come across stereotypes and … [Read more...] about YMCA Scotland supports #IAMWHOLE campaign on World Mental Health Day
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One of Denmark's leading doctors has warned a vegan diet can cause mental disabilities and disorders. Dr Allan Lund, chief physician at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, appeared on Danish TV last week to discuss the rising popularity of veganism. Copenhagen has been declared one of the most vegan-friendly European cities, with an ever-increasing number of Danish families choosing to raise children in the vegan lifestyle. Vegans are right about meat's impact on the environment Vegan to walk NZ barefoot in protest of landlord's cow's milk decision 'Your goose is cooked': Vegans declare war on meat metaphors But Dr Lund claims removing meat, eggs, cheese and other animal products from children's diets can cause them serious health problems later in life. "Such a diet may involve developing different brain symptoms, with muscle weakness, poor contact and epilepsy," he told TV4. "And in the long term, mental retardation." He says his own hospital has seen an increase in vegan children … [Read more...] about Veganism causes ‘mental retardation’ in kids, top Danish doctor claims
Ostrich skin ready for tailoring, huge flat-screen TVs, "Neo-Viagra" and a cure for cancer? North Korea's official shopper's guide is glossy and full of testimonials from satisfied customers and phone and email contact information for the dozens of companies pitching their latest products — though good luck reaching any of them. The "2018 Korea Commodities" catalog, produced by the North's Committee for the Promotion of International Trade, reflects a side of North Korea often lost in the shadow of its nuclear weapons. Leader Kim Jong Un and many other North Koreans firmly believe their country needs to make more and better consumer goods and sell them to the outside world if it is ever going to have a strong — or even sustainable — economy. More goods with the "made in North Korea" label are available than ever before, though international sanctions mean most can't be sold abroad. A look at what North Korea sees as some of its most promising products: Energy … [Read more...] about Ostrich skin and Neo-Viagra? A shopping guide to North Korea
Health 5 August 2015 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/health-33774181 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel This spring saw the first death from measles in the United States in 12 years.Measles infections there are at their highest since the disease was … [Read more...] about What’s behind the ‘anti-vax’ movement?
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, CBS NEWS: It's Sunday, June 17. I'm Margaret Brennan, and this is FACE THE NATION. Fresh from his Singapore summit, President Trump took a victory lap Friday on the North Lawn, with the White House press corps in hot pursuit. He declared the North Korean nuclear threat over. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I have solved that problem. Now, we're getting it memorialized and all. But that problem is largely solved. (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: And now turns his attention to the problems at home, including growing national outrage about children separated from their parents who cross into the country illegally. Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their parents under the administration's zero tolerance policy in the last six weeks. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) QUESTION: Do you agree with children being taken away from... (CROSSTALK) TRUMP: No, I hate it. I hate the … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on June 17, 2018