Monday, December 22, 2014

Protecting Children And Young People From Sex Abuse Is A Job For All Of Us

Posted in Sexual Abuse 12/3/2014

"... Young people are being exploited on our streets and in our parks and shopping centres in clear public view. Yes, children’s services and the police play a crucial role in protecting young people, but they generally come in when things have gone wrong. If we really want to prevent the exploitation from happening in the first place then we need to create a climate where it can’t happen.  ..."

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America Doesn’t Have An Education Problem, It Has A Class Problem

Posted in Education 12/3/2014

"... The American education system is itself only an offshoot of an increasingly class-driven society. Since the 1950s, American society has increasingly been segregated by socioeconomic status, with the proportion of the country living in middle-income territory steadily shrinking since 1970. The effects clearly have spilled over into schools. ..."

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Domestic Violence As Prevalent For College Students As Sexual Assault

Posted in Domestic Violence 12/3/2014

"... While not currently at the forefront of a national conversation, domestic violence remains as prevalent an issue among college students as sexual assault. One in five students has experienced domestic violence — a statistic that directly mirrors the U.S. Department of Justice’s findings on student victims of sexual assault. ..."

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Senate Holds Hearing On Domestic Violence In Pro Sports

Posted in Domestic Violence 12/3/2014

"... Members of the Senate Commerce Committee criticized the major North American sports leagues for their response to domestic violence and for not sending their top officials to a hearing Tuesday about the issue. Sen. John Rockefeller (D., W.Va.), who chairs the committee, began the hearing by saying the four major sports leagues “have done little to nothing in response” to the long list of athletes who have been charged with domestic-violence violations. ..."

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Top 2015 Fitness Trends: Heading Back To The Basics

Posted in Fitness 12/2/2014

"... Using your own body's weight as a way to get into shape is predicted to be the biggest fitness trend for 2015 — and is something fitness professionals see as a way for people to get back to the basics. Body weight training, which can incorporate push-ups, planks, lunges and squats, has topped the American College of Sports Medicine's annual fitness trend forecast for next year. ..."

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7 Simple Weight-Loss Foods

Posted in Weight Loss 12/2/2014

"... Looking to lose weight? You’re not alone. With the majority of Americans wanting to slim down, it’s all too common to hear what you should cut out of your diet to drop a few pounds. For a refreshing change, check out these seven simple foods that you can add to your diet for a tasty way to help shed pounds. ..."

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​Indonesia Is About To Start Producing A Male Birth Control Pill That Will Change The World

Posted in Sex/Fertility 12/2/2014

"... Indonesia is preparing to produce a pill, nearly thirty years in the making, that will allow men - temporarily and without any apparent side effects - to produce sperm that cannot get women pregnant. Human trials of the gendarussa pill have been highly successful, with results showing it effective at a rate comparable to female birth control pills. Testing has also shown that male fertility rates return to normal just 3 days after the subjects stopped taking the pills. ..."

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New Test Aids In Battle Vs. Prostate Cancer

Posted in Prostate Cancer 12/2/2014

"... It is estimated that one in four men with an initial negative prostate biopsy actually have cancer. This is cancer that is hidden from existing forms of testing. This is further complicated by the fact that it can be difficult to identify prostate cancer through PSA testing alone. The new test, called ConfirmMDx for Prostate Cancer, was created to address this dilemma. The test can help distinguish, at the genetic level, patients who have a true-negative biopsy from those who may have occult, or hidden, cancer. ..."

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Study Shows Link Between Diabetes During Middle Age And Mental Health Downturn

Posted in Mental Health 12/2/2014

"... A recent study has found that having type 2 diabetes during middle age is linked to larger declines in cognitive ability. Researchers found that as much as five years of brain health may be shaved off when someone has diabetes during their middle age years. The new study is one in a line of studies that have shown a link between type 2 diabetes and dementia, Healthline reported. ..."

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5 Nutrition Myths You Won't Believe Are False

Posted in Nutrition 12/2/2014

"... Sensationalized nutrition headlines are everywhere, leaving consumers confused and overwhelmed at supermarkets, restaurants and even in their own kitchens. As a result, consumers may miss critical information about the studies themselves. With almost 50 percent of consumers trusting media statements on health benefits in food, as states, it is increasingly important for health professionals to assist consumers in reaching fact-based conclusions about new science. ..."

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