Christmas is just around the corner, and as we approach the end of the year we’ve put together 12 of the most interesting articles published in our health sciences journals. From unhealthy cooking habits to Facebook influencing body image, make sure you don’t miss these…
Monthly Archives: December 2015
The emotional and psychological problems that family members of substance abusers face can be extremely distressing, particularly when the family member is the child. New research published today in Systematic Reviews explored what programs might be helpful for children of substance abusing parents and delved into the critical question of why do these interventions work. Here, co-authors Amelia Usher and Kelly McShane, discuss their research and what implications it could have on future program development and implementation.
Read more from the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Environmental Health Science & Engineering about open access in Iran, and his aims for the journal.
In part 2 of their blog “Why the war on drugs in sport will never be won”, authors Bob Stewart & Aaron C.T. Smith discuss whether a harm reduction response offers an alternative direction to doping in sport, aimed to protect players and athletes’ wellbeing and integrity, as well as the integrity of sport and their sporting contests.
In light of World AIDs Day, we have put together a short quiz to test your knowledge on the contraction, prevalence and prevention of HIV and AIDs. The questions are based on scientific research, which are bound to make you think twice about the stigmatism and situations surrounding AIDS across the globe, so give it a shot!1