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Independent
Salt could increase chances of obesity by 25%Scientists at Queen Mary’s University claim just one extra gram of salt a day c
Salt could increase chances of obesity by 25%
Independent / Posted an hour ago
Scientists at Queen Mary’s University claim just one extra gram of salt a day could increase a person’s chances of obesity by 25 per cent. Although salt has been linked to high blood pressure, contributing to heart disease, this study is the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UHAS-Pride of VoltaVolta Region, a few years ago lost its pride as a major contributor to academic
UHAS-Pride of Volta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Volta Region, a few years ago lost its pride as a major contributor to academic excellence in the country. Academic performance took a complete nosedive, with many stakeholders throwing their arms in despair. In 2009, the Region recorded 48.8 per... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Calorie counting? If you're eating too much salt it won't help you lose weightBut other professionals urged caution, saying the findings were unreliable beca
Calorie counting? If you're eating too much salt it won't help you lose weight
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
But other professionals urged caution, saying the findings were unreliable because people in the study self-reported how much they ate. The new research used data for more than 450 children and 780 adults from the UK National Diet and Nutrition... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The Issue: Should smokers get free e-cigarettes on the NHS to help them to give up?Dr Helen Salisbury, a GP at Jericho Health Centre and honorary senior clinical
The Issue: Should smokers get free e-cigarettes on the NHS to help them to give up?
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Dr Helen Salisbury, a GP at Jericho Health Centre and honorary senior clinical lecturer at University of Oxford Heart attacks, lung cancer, emphysema, osteoporosis and impotence are just a few of the joys of smoking. Cigarette smoking contributes... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Researchers Ponder World’s Oldest Qur’an – Is It Older Than Mohammad?University of Birmingham Qur'an may be the world's oldest.Photo Credit: Univers
Researchers Ponder World’s Oldest Qur’an – Is It Older Than Mohammad?
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 hours ago
University of Birmingham Qur'an may be the world's oldest.Photo Credit: University of Birmingham / YouTube screen capture Radiocarbon dating on the parchment of what is believed to be the world’s oldest Qur’an may totally change the course of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Calories don't count - salt intake is linked to obesitySome experts believe salt, rather than calories, is to blame for obesity. Photo
Calories don't count - salt intake is linked to obesity
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
Some experts believe salt, rather than calories, is to blame for obesity. Photo / iStock A high salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories are consumed, experts have suggested. Writing in the journal Hypertension, UK... Read more
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Daily Mail
Every extra gram of salt eaten per day can increase chance of obesityEating too much salt may raise your risk of obesity: Every extra gram can incre
Every extra gram of salt eaten per day can increase chance of obesity
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Eating too much salt may raise your risk of obesity: Every extra gram can increase the chance of putting on weight, study finds Every extra gram eaten each day increases obesity risk by 25 per cent Research led by Professor Graham MacGregor of... Read more
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News.com.au
Salt intake linked to obesityA HIGH salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories ar
Salt intake linked to obesity
News.com.au / Posted 14 hours ago
A HIGH salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories are consumed, experts have suggested. WRITING in the journal Hypertension, UK researchers say there is a suggested link between how much salt people eat and their weight,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
High salt intake 'an obesity risk irrespective of calorie count' A high salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories
High salt intake 'an obesity risk irrespective of calorie count'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
A high salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories are consumed, experts have suggested. Writing in the journal Hypertension, researchers said there was... Read more
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The Christian Post
Oldest Quran Predates Muhammad's Founding of Islam, British Scholars ClaimA man reads the quran at Mosque during Friday prayers in Makina Mosque in Nairo
Oldest Quran Predates Muhammad's Founding of Islam, British Scholars Claim
The Christian Post / Posted 20 hours ago
A man reads the quran at Mosque during Friday prayers in Makina Mosque in Nairobis's Kibera slums August 5, 2011. British scholars from the University of Oxford have said that fragments from the oldest discovered Quran appear to predate the founding... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham's ancient Koran 'could rewrite history of Islam'The pages of the Koran were kept with a collection of Middle Eastern books and
Birmingham's ancient Koran 'could rewrite history of Islam'
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
The pages of the Koran were kept with a collection of Middle Eastern books and lay undiscovered for almost a century. Experts think the manuscript, written on sheep or goat skin, dates back to between AD 568 and 645. The Prophet Muhammad, said to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Refugees and Europe's dilemmaHungary's government has complained about the French foreign minister's latest
Refugees and Europe's dilemma
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Hungary's government has complained about the French foreign minister's latest remarks on how it is dealing with refugees. Laurent Fabius described as scandalous the attitude of a number of eastern European countries, particularly Hungary because of... Read more
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Washington Post
Three and a half reasons why Russia might be planning to withdraw from Ukraine (or some of it, anyway)A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin, by Ukrainian artist Dasha March
Three and a half reasons why Russia might be planning to withdraw from Ukraine (or some of it, anyway)
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin, by Ukrainian artist Dasha Marchenko. (Efrem Lukatsky/Associated Press) On Aug. 9, 2015, a senior Russian general declared that if the Ukrainian military crosses Russia’s red line and attempts to... Read more
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express
Shocking Koran discovery: Fragments of religious text 'may be OLDER than Prophet Muhammad' THE roots of Islam could be shaken at the core after scholars suggested that
Shocking Koran discovery: Fragments of religious text 'may be OLDER than Prophet Muhammad'
express / Posted yesterday
THE roots of Islam could be shaken at the core after scholars suggested that fragments of an old Koran may PREDATE the Prophet Muhammad. Fragments of what is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
An ancient copy of the Koran found in a Birmingham library 'could rewrite Islam'An ancient copy of the Koran found in a Birmingham library could rewrite the ea
An ancient copy of the Koran found in a Birmingham library 'could rewrite Islam'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
An ancient copy of the Koran found in a Birmingham library could rewrite the early history of Islam, experts believe. Some of the world's oldest fragments of the Muslim holy text were The pages of the Koran were kept with a collection of Middle... Read more
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CNN
Can 3-D cameras save antiquities from ISIS?(CNN)A new hi-tech front has opened in the battle to save priceless ancient mon
Can 3-D cameras save antiquities from ISIS?
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
(CNN)A new hi-tech front has opened in the battle to save priceless ancient monuments under threat from ISIS. A team of archaeologists has come up with a cheap 3-D digital camera that can capture a record of buildings and artifacts -- and they are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Koran thought to be the oldest in the world could predate MuhammadThe 'Birmingham Koran' fragment that could shake Islam after carbon-dating sugg
Koran thought to be the oldest in the world could predate Muhammad
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The 'Birmingham Koran' fragment that could shake Islam after carbon-dating suggests it is OLDER than the Prophet Muhammad Carbon dating found the pages were produced between 568AD and 654AD But several historians now say that the parchment may... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Depression risk increased among goth teenagersNew research published in the Lancet indicates that young people who consider t
Depression risk increased among goth teenagers
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
New research published in the Lancet indicates that young people who consider themselves to be part of the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm. There is increasing concern about the prevalence of depression and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Chronicler of bizarre neuological casesNEW YORK -- Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for
Chronicler of bizarre neuological cases
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK -- Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential Gener
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential General Election candidates on Monday (Aug 31). The party has declared that it will contest 28 seats – five more than the 23 candidates it fielded in 2011 – but has said they... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential Gener
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential General Election candidates on Monday (Aug 31). The party has declared that it will contest 28 seats – five more than the 23 candidates it fielded in 2011 – but has said they... Read more
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iafrica.com
Teenage goths at higher depression riskTeenagers who identify as "goths", a subculture known for its members' black cl
Teenage goths at higher depression risk
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Teenagers who identify as "goths", a subculture known for its members' black clothes and makeup, have a three times higher risk of depression than non-goth peers, researchers said Friday. But they could not be sure whether it was a case of... Read more
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Washington Post
Oliver Sacks, doctor of ‘Awakenings’ and poet laureate of medicine, dies at 82Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks in 2009. (Chris Mcgrath) Oliver Sacks, the
Oliver Sacks, doctor of ‘Awakenings’ and poet laureate of medicine, dies at 82
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks in 2009. (Chris Mcgrath) Oliver Sacks, the world-renowned neurologist and author who chronicled maladies and ennobled the afflicted in books that were regarded as masterpieces of medical literature, died Aug. 30... Read more
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Independent
Outrage after Amal Clooney referred to as wife of famous actorThe Associated Press tweeted an article about three Al Jazeera journalists conv
Outrage after Amal Clooney referred to as wife of famous actor
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The Associated Press tweeted an article about three Al Jazeera journalists convicted of “spreading false news” and sentenced to prison in Egypt. They wrote: “Amal Clooney, actor’s wife, representing Al-Jazeera journalist accused in Egypt of ties to... Read more
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News.com.au
Oxford University 3D scan project to ‘capture’ historic artefacts at risk Recreating Tutankhamun's tomb with 3D Printing 5:12 Take a look at how the U
Oxford University 3D scan project to ‘capture’ historic artefacts at risk
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Recreating Tutankhamun's tomb with 3D Printing 5:12 Take a look at how the University of Oxford has recreated Tutankhamun's tomb with 3D Printing. Courtesy: University of... Read more
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Business Insider
A new drug could enhance your performance at work — and one doctor says the side effects aren’t any worse than too much coffeeIn a meta-analysis recently published in European Neuropsychopharmacology, rese
A new drug could enhance your performance at work — and one doctor says the side effects aren’t any worse than too much coffee
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
In a meta-analysis recently published in European Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers from the University of Oxford and Harvard Medical School concluded that a drug called modafinil, which is typically used to treat sleep disorders, is a cognitive... Read more
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Psych Central
Goth Teens at Greater Risk for Depression, Self-HarmTeens who identify very strongly with goth culture at age 15 are three times mo
Goth Teens at Greater Risk for Depression, Self-Harm
Psych Central / Posted 4 days ago
Teens who identify very strongly with goth culture at age 15 are three times more likely to be clinically depressed and five times more likely to self-harm at age 18 than their non-goth peers, according to new research published in the journal The... Read more
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Japan Today
Teenage goths at higher risk of depression: study ‹ Japan TodayTeenagers who identify as “goths”, a subculture known for its members’ black cl
Teenage goths at higher risk of depression: study ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
Teenagers who identify as “goths”, a subculture known for its members’ black clothes and makeup, have a three times higher risk of depression than non-goth peers, researchers say. But they could not be sure whether it was a case of depression... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Teenage goths at higher risk of depressionPARIS: Teenagers who identify as ‘goths,’ a subculture known for its members’ b
Teenage goths at higher risk of depression
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS: Teenagers who identify as ‘goths,’ a subculture known for its members’ black clothes and makeup, have a three times higher risk of depression than non-goth peers, researchers said yesterday. But they could not be sure whether it was a case of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the subculture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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The New Age
Psychology research is often questionableScientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by ou
Psychology research is often questionable
The New Age / Posted 5 days ago
Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research. A team of 270 scientists tried reproducing 100 psychology and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
I paid £51 for Jeremy Corbyn's coffee cup - and plan to drink champagne from itAn Oxford student who paid £51 for Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup has revealed
I paid £51 for Jeremy Corbyn's coffee cup - and plan to drink champagne from it
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
An Oxford student who paid £51 for Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup has revealed she's planning to drink champagne and port from it with dozens of Tories. Now she tells Mirror Online she'll put it to a novel use at Oxford's Conservative... Read more
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International Business Times
Teenage goths at risk of self-harm and depression warns The Lancet Young people who identify as part of the goth scene, which has its roots in Vic
Teenage goths at risk of self-harm and depression warns The Lancet
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Young people who identify as part of the goth scene, which has its roots in Victorian literature and horror films, faced a heightened risk of self-harm and depression, according to new research. The study found that 15-year-olds in the subculture... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Young goths are 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths are 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. It was found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to become clinically depressed and five times more... Read more
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New Kerala
Goth teens more prone to depression Young people who identify with the Goth subculture could be at increased risk
Goth teens more prone to depression
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Young people who identify with the Goth subculture could be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, new research claims. Goth is a contemporary subculture that began in England during the early 1980s. Its... Read more
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metro
Goths 'more likely to be depressed or self harm'Goths ‘more likely to be depressed or self harm’ Teenagers who identify as got
Goths 'more likely to be depressed or self harm'
metro / Posted 5 days ago
Goths ‘more likely to be depressed or self harm’ Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Northern Echo
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'"Our study does not show that being a goth causes depression or self-harm, but
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
"Our study does not show that being a goth causes depression or self-harm, but rather that some young goths are more vulnerable to developing these conditions," said lead author Dr Lucy Bowes from the University of Oxford. The analysis of responses... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm' « Shropshire StarResearch published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who we
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm' « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to become clinically depressed and five times more likely to harm themselves when they reached 18. Being... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Bury Times
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Gazette
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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guardian-series
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Harrow Times
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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This is West Country
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Gazette News
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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Bolton News
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm
Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists. Research published in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal found that those who were part of the sub-culture at age 15 were three times more likely to... Read more
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