Psychology & Psychiatry

Israel seeks to beat PTSD with 'ecstasy' therapy

Nachum Pachenick says he lived a nightmare for nearly two decades after being sexually abused and developing post-traumatic stress disorder—until MDMA therapy came to his rescue.

Health

Montenegro bans indoor smoking in public places

Smoking indoors in public places was banned from Wednesday in Montenegro, a major challenge in the tobacco-mad Balkan country with some of the highest smoking rates in Europe.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1-year-old daughter of Congo man who died of Ebola has virus

The 1-year-old daughter of the man who died of Ebola in Congo's major city of Goma this week has the disease, the health ministry said Thursday, while Rwanda closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now enters ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DR Congo makes new push to fight year-old Ebola epidemic

An Ebola epidemic raging in eastern DR Congo marks its first year on Thursday in a mood of fear mingled with hope that fresh money and a change of leadership will turn the tide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Congo soldiers, police to enforce Ebola emergency measures

Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency , authorities said Thursday.

page 2 from 23