Thursday, September 19, 2019

Can yoga help treat mental illness?

What yoga clearly does is relieving symptoms of anxiety in healthy individuals – be it diffuse everyday fear, examination anxiety or performance anxiety in musicians.

Trolls, fanboys and lurkers: understanding online commenting culture shows us how...

Solutions are needed that not only defuse the internet’s power to amplify abuse, but also encourage crucial shifts in social norms and values within online communities.

The guidelines on low back pain are clear: drugs and surgery...

Recommended first-line treatments – such as advice to stay active and to exercise – are often overlooked. Instead, many health professionals seem to favour less effective treatments such as rest, opioids, spinal injections and surgery.

Why short ‘unconscious bias’ programs aren’t enough to end harassment and...

These short programs must be part of a wider, broader and more comprehensive and ongoing program to make a real difference.

How misogyny, narcissism and a desperate need for power make men...

Online abuse may appear to be ostensibly different from rape or sexual assault. However, the same norms and power structures underpin these acts.

Mariah Carey says she has bipolar disorder; a psychiatrist explains what...

Mariah Carey recently opened up about her struggle with bipolar disorder, a mood disorder that includes episodes of elevated mood, as well as episodes of depression.

My first reflection on the ABC’s Employable Me

Employable Me, a 3-part documentary series, is a real and raw depiction of the challenges associated with job hunting when you have a disability.

Explainer: what is lupus and how is stress implicated?

It now appears that a large subset of lupus patients’ disease is caused by mechanisms the immune system normally uses to combat viruses.

Kids with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated

Children with autism and their younger siblings are less likely to be fully vaccinated than neurotypical children and their siblings, new research from the US has found.

Considerations for accessible web design and motor impairment

As designers and developers we should all be seeking to create experiences that are as inclusive as possible.