News tagged with health sciences

Eating disorders and depression in athletes

Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health. It would be reasonable to assume then that athletes have higher than average protection from depression and dysfunctional eating? ...

Jul 18, 2014
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The end of the antibiotic era

Doctors' propensity to prescribe antibiotics for any illness and the human behavioural influence on outbreaks have come under the spotlight at the 10th Prestigious Lecture entitled Superbugs: Are the bugs winning the war?

Jul 11, 2014
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Are superbugs winning the war?

People the world over are admitted to hospital for a particular problem and acquire secondary infections there, which can be fatal. In Africa, outbreaks of deadly viruses, such as Ebola and Marburg, are on the increase, causing ...

Jun 12, 2014
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