Mental Health: Why is stigma increasing?

Efforts have increased to combat mental health stigma over the past few decades. But why, paradoxically, are rates of prejudice and discrimination rising for those with severe mental illness? Research […]

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Collaborative facilitation of mental health of disaster responders

Preparation to reduce stressors and respond to stress reactions before and around a response to a natural disaster can facilitate greater mental wellbeing after the disaster. To protect their mental […]

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Microbiomes – the key to a healthier planet?

Microbiomes are communities of microorganisms living on or in animals, helping to keep them healthy. Changes in the composition of microbiomes could make wildlife more vulnerable to diseases which may […]

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Healthier societies: Professor Kent Buse on tackling health and gender inequality

Professor Kent Buse, Co-founder and Co-director of Global Health 50/50, discusses the relationship between gender and health inequality. Alongside fellow Co-founder and Co-director, Professor Sarah Hawkes, Buse is leading the […]

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How can diet influence women’s reproductive health?

The majority of clinical trials focus on male participants. Dr Dequina Nicholas, Assistant Professor at the University of California Irvine in the US, argues that there is an urgent need […]

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Month of birth, ultraviolet radiation exposure, and the development of major mental illnesses

Major mental illnesses (MMIs) are a significant global health burden. Recent data confirms that MMI is associated with an individual’s month of birth (MOB). Levels of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) vary […]

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