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Therapist tries to turn gay man straight, could be struck off


January 17th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A psychotherapist in Britain who tried to convert a gay man into a heterosexual will know her fate this week in a hearing that could see her stripped ... Read more...

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Millions lie to take leave from work


November 4th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) One in five employees take leave for stress but almost all are too afraid to admit it and instead lie about having an upset stomach or that a ... Read more...

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A tiny dose of Prozac may help relieve women’s monthly misery


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Those five days of the month when women suffer pain and emotional stress of PMS may soon become a thing of the past, as Prozac can be a ... Read more...

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Here’s why you get wiser as you age


June 25th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Our brain slows down in old age making us less impulsive and driven by emotion. And this is when we gain wisdom, according to researchers.American researchers conducted a ... Read more...

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Drugs and alcohol can fuel creativity is a myth, says psychiatrist


June 25th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Psychiatrists have claimed that drinking and taking drugs does not enhance a person's creative quotient.While there are many artists and writers famous for drug abuse, most of them ... Read more...

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Psychiatrists call for ban on ‘glamorising’ of eating disorders


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 23 (ANI): Psychiatrists are urging a ban be put on the "damaging portrayal" of eating disorders in advertisements and various other publications.The Royal College of Psychiatrists' (RCPsych) Eating ... Read more...

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Gifts, greeting cards ‘can support mentally-ill’


October 9th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Sending cards and gifts to friends and family suffering with mental health problems may aid their recovery, say experts.According to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, cards and gifts ... Read more...

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Booming pro-anorexia websites spark health concerns


September 19th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): A boom in websites encouraging women towards dangerous weight loss has sparked health concerns.A group of top psychiatrists have warned against the pro-anorexia sites that are soaring ... Read more...

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Indian American says turmeric curry keeps dementia at bay


June 6th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Turmeric curry once or twice a week could keep Alzheimer's disease and dementia at bay, thanks to a magic ingredient curcumin found in the spice, according to an ... Read more...

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Infants lacking love and stimulation ‘risk poor brain development’


June 6th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Babies need love and stimulation in their first year or risk poor brain development and social skills, a leading child health expert has warned.Dr Cheryl Power, a clinical ... Read more...

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Eating curry can prevent dementia: US research


June 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 4 (IANS) Eating Indian curry meal regularly can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, an Indian-born researcher has told a meeting of British psychiatrists.Prof ... Read more...

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Charles Darwin was autistic, claims leading psychiatrist


February 18th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Charles Darwin, the author of On the Origin of Species, had a form of autism which is related to creativity and originality, claims a leading psychiatrist.According to ... Read more...

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One out of five British MPs suffer mental illnesses


July 16th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Over a fifth of British MPs have experienced a mental health problem, but are too scared to talk in case they lose their seat, a survey has revealed. ... Read more...

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Indian doctor in UK admits to plagiarism but not dishonesty


June 17th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Media psychiatrist Professor Raj Persaud has admitted to the General Medical Council that he plagiarised articles from other academics.The doctor, who is famed for his regular ... Read more...

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Abortions can cause mental illness, warns Royal College of Psychiatrists


March 16th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A medical royal college has warned that having an abortion can increase the likelihood of young women later developing some sort of mental health problem.According to the ... Read more...

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Einstein, Newton, Mozart achieved genius through autism


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Famous and brilliant individuals in the fields of science, politics and the arts, such has Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Thomas Jefferson and Mozart, accomplished success through autism, according ... Read more...

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