Parasitology supports Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day 2021 attempts to raise awareness of the importance of good food and hygiene habits, as well as the fact that access to facilities and resources to achieve this necessary hygiene is still not global.…


To Zoom or not to Zoom?

One thing is certain. Life will never be the same again after this devastating pandemic caused by Covid19. But in this new norm, not all is bad. Certainly, clinical psychiatry and the interaction of psychiatrists with patients and with colleagues has become significantly better despite the challenges of digital exclusion and digital poverty. For once there is real choice, for patients as well as for psychiatrists. A parallel pandemic of digital psychiatry has imploded across the globe, and so virtual consultations have become a reality


The vegan diet – not always a one size fits all approach

The rise of the vegan lifestyle Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: Pattern analysis of vegan eating reveals healthy and unhealthy patterns within the vegan diet.…


A crisis within crisis! The existing burden of child under nutrition to be exacerbated by COVID-19-pandemic. How to react?

Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: The risk to child nutrition during and after COVID-19 pandemic: what to expect and how to respond.…


Finding time to learn from COVID-19

The RCPsych Article of the Month for September is ‘Let us do better: learning lessons for recovery of healthcare professionals during and after COVID-19‘ and the blog is written by author Esther Murray and Professor Richard Williams published in BJPsych Open.


Understanding The Unique Challenges That Patients With Brain Cancer Can Face Accessing Medical Assistance In Dying

The article, Neuro-oncology Clinicians’ Attitudes and Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying, from Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences describes the results of an international survey of neuro-oncology clinicians about medical assistance in dying (MAiD) among patients with brain cancer.…


Infant Formula Websites Overtly Discourage Breastfeeding

Direct-to-consumer messages on company websites promote benefits of formula feeding, position it as superior to breastmilk An analysis of websites for baby formula manufacturers finds that their messages and images discourage breastfeeding while touting the benefits of formula, despite public health efforts to support breastfeeding and informed choice.…


Tuning in to digestion with MRI

The Paper of the Month for September is ‘Monitoring food digestion with magnetic resonance techniques‘ from the Proceedings of Nutrition Society and is free to access for 1 month.…