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Narcissists: Why we need to take better care of them

Narcissists, like sharks, get a bad press. Both are generally seen as menacing, negative forces to be feared and avoided. But as any biologist will tell you, sharks play a vital role in the marine ecosystem. And it may be that narcissists also have a necessary part to play in human society. This of course,

We have a vaccine for hepatitis B, but we still need a cure

Hepatitis B is blood-borne virus that packs a punch. Worldwide, more than 1.3 billion people have been infected with hepatitis B, and 257 million people have developed a life-long infection. This includes 240,000 Australians, many of whom are Indigenous. Globally, transmission most commonly occurs from mother to baby or in early life. But it’s possible

How much sleep you need, and all your bedtime questions answered

Sleep is one of those things that’s necessary for absolutely everybody, while also being pretty hard to understand to understand or find for some. Insomnia is an ever-present spectre for some, while conditions like sleep paralysis, sleep apnea, severe snoring, or night terrors pervade the lives of others. Given that sleep can affect everything from

Third of children who need glasses aren’t wearing them

It’s a problem many teachers are familiar with, a student apparently struggling in class, but in fact just suffering from something that’s easily fixed—vision problems—with an inexpensive pair of glasses. It’s estimated that more than 3.4m children aged four to 16 in the UK have been diagnosed with a vision problem. Indeed, vision screenings are

The Breast-Pumping Solution You Need is Here

Searching for the best breast pump can be a daunting task. No matter how many reviews you read or recommendations from other parents you get, it’s hard to know which model will best suit your individual needs, especially when there are so many pumps to choose from. Well, take a deep breath — you know,

Back-to-School Discounts & Freebies You NEED to Know

Back-to-school is here, and no matter what grade your kids are in, from kindergarten to college, you’re likely going back-to-school shopping. Is it just us, or does it seem like each year the shopping list gets a little bit longer? And while sure, pens and notebooks are only a couple dollars, those costs can add

One day of employment a week is all we need for mental health benefits: study

As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work-free society. Aside from economic factors, paid employment brings other benefits—often psychological—such as self-esteem and social inclusion. Now, researchers at the universities of Cambridge and Salford have set out to define a recommended “dosage”

To treat an eating disorder, we need to know what emotion fuels it

Pinpointing how different emotional states and neural pathways influence our eating behaviours could pave the way for better ways to tackle eating disorders and obesity. Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia can have life-threatening consequences. They affect around 20 million people in the European Union, with an estimated cost of €1 trillion per year.

How much protein do you need for weight loss and muscle growth?

(HealthDay)—Low-carb, vegetarian, Mediterranean—whatever your diet, it’s important to get enough protein. Although research hasn’t yet pinpointed one perfect formula, experts say that the typical “recommended” daily minimums aren’t optimal, and that it helps to factor in your weight and activity level to determine how much protein you personally need. A good baseline for people who

7 Keto-Friendly and Low-Carb Cocktails You Need for Summer

Summertime is all about refreshing, ice-cold cocktails. But if you’re trying to cut back on sugar, fruity or sweetened drinks are usually off limits. There are exceptions, however—such as these 7 low-carb and keto-approved concoctions, which let you enjoy the sweet sips of summer without freaking out over carb counts. Keto mojito This keto mojito by Moscato Mom is under

8 Keto Tacos and Recipes You Need for Cinco De Mayo

There’s nothing like celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a margarita in hand and a belly full of guac and chips. But if you’re on the keto diet, resisting those chips can be a bit of a struggle. Good thing so many other Mexican dishes are keto-approved, so you have lots of delicious options. Check out these festive,

The old ways of reintegrating young veterans need to be abandoned

The reintegration of former child soldiers is a key mandate of humanitarian organisations across the globe. In most African war-torn countries, child soldiers’ reintegration strategies tend to revolve around the vocational training and mainstream education. Such operations are characterised by uneven or limited success. Accordingly, unlucky former child soldiers find themselves stuck in a cycle

Everything you need to know about Lyme disease

(HealthDay)—With growing concern about mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika, it’s easy to let down your guard when it comes to ticks. But Lyme disease is still a danger, especially in the Northeast and upper Midwest. In fact, it has affected people in almost every state. Lyme disease is spread through the bite of an infected