‘After, I feel ecstatic and emotional’: could virtual reality replace therapy?

If youve got acrophobia, paranoia, anxiety of flying, PTSD, even depression, software could soon be the solution Leslie Channell admits he’s not a typical case for treatment. Channell, known to everybody as Chann, is a registered pilot who served 24 years in the army working on Apache helicopters. Chann also happens to be scared of…

Kratom has been saved- for now. Make sure the government hears your voice | Paul Pelosi Jr

The DEAs reversal on kratom is a major victory. But the final judgment on its legal status is still to come, and your views could make all the difference As director of the American Kratom Association, I know that huge numbers of people in this country have legally use kratom as an alternative to pharmaceutical…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decided not to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten styles, their first line of investigation usually involves healthcare.…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten routes, their first line of inquiry usually involves healthcare. Considering…

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin …

From voting to healthcare, music to energy production, blockchain may only change the way we run our lives Bitcoin The five Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin … From voting to healthcare, music to energy production, blockchain may merely change the route we run our lives Ian Tucker Sun 28 Jan 2018 02. 00 EST…

Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD, study discovers

Research links disruption of body clock to number of chronic conditions Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy and being unable to control behaviour- the main manifestations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder( ADHD)- have been linked to interruptions in sleep, researchers will reveal on Sunday. The findings underline a growing awareness among doctors that disturbed…

FBI joins EPA in investigating Flint water crisis for criminal violations

FBI spokeswoman says agencys role is analyse the matter to determine if there have been any federal violations in lead contamination of drinking water The FBI is working with a multi-agency squad analyse the lead contamination of Flints drinking water, alongside Environmental Protection Agency examiners who can tackle criminal violations of federal environmental statute, officials…

UN recurs criticism of Ireland’s ‘cruel and inhumane’ abortion laws

Human rights committee discoveries in favour of Siobhn Whelan, who was denied abortion despite fatal foetal disorder diagnosis The United Nations has again ruled that Irelands abortion laws have subjected a woman to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment. It is the second time in 12 months that the UNs human rights committee has denounced the…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten styles, their first line of investigation usually involves healthcare. Considering…