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An ad for a gambling charity has been banned for featuring a male character that could be interpreted as predatory and sexually abusive. The cinema ad for the Responsible Gambling Trust showed a young woman sitting on her bed while an older man sits in the corner delivering a monologue…
Cancer patients sleep better and suffer less pain and fatigue if they practise yoga, research suggests. New studies presented at the world's largest cancer conference in Chicago found that as little as four weeks of practising yoga, including gentle hatha yoga, can improve wellbeing and reduce tiredness. The first study…
A social worker who sold the address of an adopted child to her birth mother to pay for a holiday to the Dominican Republic has walked free from court. Androulla Farr, 50, contacted the "vulnerable" mother and offered to hand over details of her young daughter's adopted family in exchange…
Many older patients with common mental health problems are not being offered an effective form of treatment, experts have said. The authors of a new study claim that elderly patients are being "under-referred" for talking therapies, despite evidence suggesting that they benefit more than younger ones. Concerns about age discrimination…
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