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Who Is to Blame for Violent Ex-Servicemen?

Alex Ford | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Ford

This story is about young men (and yes, it is mostly men) who leave the forces early, rather than those who have undertaken multiple tours and spent a decent amount of time in the services. It's about those young men who already have a propensity for violence and who can't handle the discipline of the army. It's about how they are discharged and then booted out into society.

Paralysed Woman Controls Robotic Arm With Mind-Control

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Tech

A breakthrough has been reported in the quality of mind-controlled artificial limbs. According to a study in the Lancet medical journal, a paralyse...

How To Quit Smoking: Start With The Facts

Vincent Brogan | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vincent Brogan

A 20 a day cigarette smoker takes about 200 individual puffs in total, each representing a single nicotine 'hit' for the brain's reward centre. Doing this day in day out for years has consequences. Addiction is one.

To Combat Obesity We Must Alter Our Environment

Dr Aseem Malhotra | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK
Dr Aseem Malhotra

We could have saved millions of lives with earlier intervention with Big Tobacco. For the sake of our children we must not allow the same to happen with Big Food.

Warning Over Fake Anti-Malaria Drugs

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

A third of anti-malaria drugs on the market are fake or of poor quality, threatening to increase resistance to life-saving medicine, new research has ...

Should People With ‘Grief’ Be Prescribed Prozac?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Symptoms of grief could be diagnosed as depression, rather than as normal reactions, states an article on The Lancet. In the past, the American Psy...

Designing and Co-cCeating the Best Possible Future for the NHS

Alan Moore | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Politics
Alan Moore

The bitter public battle now being fought over the future of the NHS looks set to continue. Its future shape uncertain, and the mounting resistance that is so visceral is based upon fear, uncertainty and crucially a genuine lack of trust in those that claim to be guiding us to the best possible future the NHS.