The Association Between Smartphone Addiction and Sleep: A UK Cross-Sectional Study of Young Adults

Paper by Sei Yon Sohn, Lauren Krasnoff, Philippa Rees, Nicola J. Kalk and Ben Carter

 

Conclusions: Using a validated instrument, 39% young adults reported smartphone addiction. Smartphone addiction was associated with poor sleep, independent of duration of usage, indicating that length of time

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A link between Covid-19 vaccination and a rise in deaths...being reported in care homes and in the elderly?

‘It is...imperative that any early warning signs of unexpected issues are heeded to safeguard the public’

Peter Limbrick writes: The UK Medical Freedom Alliance have sent an Urgent Open Letter to Matt Hancock, Nadhim Zahawi, Boris Johnson, the MHRA (Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Age

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Peer-mediated Early Start Denver Model “playdates” for a young child with autism spectrum disorder: a case study

By Lauren van Noorden, Hannah Waddington, Larah van der Meer & Jessica Tupou

Abstract

For young children with an autism spectrum disorder, deficits in social skills can impede appropriate peer interactions. The Early Start Denver Model is a promising intervention for young children with an autis

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Making an informed decision about accepting a Covid vaccine. There are dangers and we need to know about them whichever country we are in

'...expected high volume of Covid-19 vaccine-adverse drug reactions (ADRs)...'

Peter Limbrick writes: UK Medical Freedom Alliance has recently published an open letter ‘Concerns and suggestions regarding the UK’s Covid-19 vaccine agenda’.

It is essential reading for people in any country who want to

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Grandmothers — a neglected family resource for saving newborn lives. Paper by Judi Aubel

‘I reviewed research from numerous settings in Africa, Asia and Latin America...’

Abstract

Across the globe, the well-being of newborns is significantly influenced by the knowledge and practices of family members, yet global health policies and interventions primarily focus on strengthening health s

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Researching online negative comments and communication for adults with an intellectual and/or developmental disability. Please help if you can - UK

Miss Fiona Clements, Dr Darren Chadwick and Dr Lisa J Orchard from the University of Wolverhampton (UK) write:

We are conducting some research to investigate the experiences of online negative comments and communication for adults with an intellectual and/or developmental disability. 

We

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Research is lacking on effective mental health and substance use treatment options for people with FASD

'This study reveals a huge gap in evidence-based practice...'

From Canada FASD Research Network:

“OTTAWA, November 17, 2020 – This week, a team of researchers and partners published findings that show a startling gap in the evidence about treatment for mental health and substance

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