News tagged with social work

New work schedule could cure your 'social jetlag'

Many of us are walking around all the time in a fog caused by "social jetlag." That's what happens when we lose sleep because our daily schedules don't match our bodies' natural rhythms. The condition can be a particular ...

Mar 12, 2015
popularity27 comments 0

Musical experience offsets some aging effects

(Medical Xpress) -- A growing body of research finds musical training gives students learning advantages in the classroom. Now a Northwestern University study finds musical training can benefit Grandma, too, by offsetting ...

May 11, 2011
popularity1 comments 1

One in ten 16 year olds have self-harmed

One in ten 16 year olds in Northern Ireland have self-harmed in the past year, according to new research by ARK at Queen’s University and the University of Ulster.

Jul 30, 2009
popularity0 comments 0

How the built environment impacts healthy ageing

Streetscapes, cafes, buses and planes weren't necessarily designed to deal with the ageing population explosion, however older people can advocate change to their environment by voicing concerns.

Oct 11, 2017
popularity1 comments 0

Be alert to the deadly danger of heatwaves

With Queensland and other parts of Australia experiencing unseasonal heatwave conditions, a QUT health expert has warned people to stay cool and well hydrated and check on family and friends, particularly infants, those who ...

Sep 28, 2017
popularity0 comments 0

Subscribe to rss feed