More men are taking antidepressants than ever before

Nearly 1 in 10 men report taking the pills in the last month, a new report finds. Do you pop a pill to beat the blues? If so, you’re not alone: More men are taking antidepressants than ever before, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). After combing through the … Continue reading More men are taking antidepressants than ever before

Domestic abuse ‘workshops’ reduce repeat offending and harm to public

The first domestic abuse policing strategy in UK history to be trialled under experimental conditions has found that an inexpensive two-day course in behaviour management for first offenders resulted in 35% fewer men reoffending against their partner, and reduced further harm to victims by over a quarter. Researchers at Cambridge University's Institute of Criminology worked … Continue reading Domestic abuse ‘workshops’ reduce repeat offending and harm to public

Cannabis for pain and PTSD ‘lacks high-quality evidence’

There is not enough high-quality scientific evidence to support the use of cannabis as an effective and safe treatment for chronic pain or post-traumatic stress disorder. This was the conclusion of two systematic reviews conducted by the United States Department for Veteran Affairs and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The use of cannabis, or … Continue reading Cannabis for pain and PTSD ‘lacks high-quality evidence’

Making this 1 simple change skyrocketed employee productivity, happiness, and creativity

Here's the policy one company tried for seven weeks. It worked. Really, really well. As workplaces try to mimic the brag-worthy benefits and culture of tech giants, many employees are left with well-intentioned (but poorly executed) perks and work environments. In place of on-site chefs, there are drawers overflowing with junk food. The open floor … Continue reading Making this 1 simple change skyrocketed employee productivity, happiness, and creativity