Health

Why does everyone seem to have food intolerances these days?

Most of you will have noticed hosting a dinner party is harder than it used to be. One friend is gluten-free, another is dairy-free, one can't eat onion and two more are vegetarian. Are food intolerances increasing? Or do ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Environmental factors behind depression in Sri Lanka

Depression is influenced more by environmental factors than genetic ones, said a study conducted in Sri Lanka—a country devastated by a long-running civil war (1983–2009) and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, resulting in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to help a friend struggling with body image

It's common to feel uncomfortable with different aspects of our bodies or to want to make small changes here and there. However, sometimes this dissatisfaction can start to become a burden on our mental and physical health. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia's New South Wales sets daily COVID case record

The premier of Australia's most populous state said he is not considering lockdowns or other restrictions as a record 2,213 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday, the highest number since the pandemic began.

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