The Conversation - Professor Nutt on Cannabis and Psychedelics

Jason Reed | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

David Nutt, Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London and Chair of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs, has eloquently criticised the 'scientific censorship' imposed by the UN single conventions that restricts and chokes the study of controlled substances such as cannabis, MDMA and psilocybin in medicine.

Disability Benefits: Why the UK Has to Reinvent the Workplace

Jason Reed | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

The misnomer that we even have a benefit culture with disabled people ready to exploit and sit comfortably needs quashing. Make no mistake, the benefit system does not hand out much money at all to the individual, and it's a system full of stigma.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: No Virus Link Study Shows

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Viruses have nothing to do with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), despite earlier evidence of a link, a study has shown. The new findings deepen the ...

Never Feel Refreshed By Sleep? How To Spot Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you sleep for eight hours a night, yet never feel rested and are constantly tired, irritable and unmotivated, these could be signs of chronic fatig...

Open Letter to Winston Matthews - Prisoner Number A8167CK

Jason Reed | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

Dear Winston Matthews, Words simply cannot express how I felt when I learned of your incarceration.

Benefits: In Defence of the Fake Disabled

Jason Reed | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

It's no coincidence that the word 'benefit' is now a dirty word, and by proxy, it now defines the disabled. If you're on benefits, then you are a lowlife by default.

Rod Liddle and ME

Jason Reed | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

M.E/Fibro sufferers tend to be dedicated individuals who have pushed themselves to the limits of human endurance. Athletes, academics, and life's overachievers. And yet, we're labelled as lazy. So, the point is, with tongue firmly in cheek - if you haven't got M.E/Firbo, then you've simply not tried hard enough.

Is Yoga Bad For You?

Anna Chapman | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Chapman

A recent New York Times article called How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body has caused quite a stir in the yoga community pointing out all the ways that yoga can injure and saying that most people shouldn't do it. But before you roll up your mat and head for the gentler delights of pilates, read this.

A 21st Century Band, [Me], Launch FanDist Platform

Alex Thomson | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Tech
Alex Thomson

Seeing as today's youth exist almost exclusively in a virtual, social media world, it was only a matter of time before a truly 21st century band would step forward to define the new era and utilise available technology, abandoning a traditional approach.

Unidentified Illness Causing Children To Miss School Is 'Potentially Devastating'

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Chronic fatigue syndrome is going unidentified in hundreds of children, leading them to miss school, a new report claims. A study published in the ...

Schoolgirl Plunged Into 'Waking Coma' After Cervical Cancer Jab

PA | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

The parents of a schoolgirl claim their daughter has been left in a "waking coma" after suffering suspected side effects from a cervical cancer jab. ...