Psychology & Psychiatry

WHO recognises 'burn-out' as medical condition

The World Health Organization has for the first time recognised "burn-out" in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), which is widely used as a benchmark for diagnosis and health insurers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Britain wakes up to student mental health plight

Former business student Greg used to resort to drink and drugs to get to sleep—a common story at British universities struggling to adapt to growing concerns about student mental health problems.

Cardiology

Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient

Licorice tea, a popular herbal tea, is not without health risks, as a case study of a man admitted to hospital for a high-blood pressure emergency demonstrates in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Health

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline

A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic.

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