Emergency services workers who are more likely to suffer episodes of mental ill health later in their careers can be spotted in the first week of training. That’s the conclusion of a Wellcome Trust funded study carried out with trainee paramedics.
Our current lifestyle has become demanding and more irregular. Food consumption patterns have changed markedly over the past decades: more meals are skipped, consumed outside the family home, on-the-go, later in the day, and more irregularly. Two papers published in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society explore the implications for health from different eating habits, reviewing the evidence from a number of dietary studies as well as global differences in eating habits.
The success of livestock breeding programs depends on the selection of the best animals to become the parents of the next generation of production animals. The more accurate and the faster this selection step takes place, the more genetic improvement can be made per generation.
Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy is recommended in many countries to secure optimal vitamin D status and improve maternal and infant health outcomes. However, the results of our study surprisingly indicates that vitamin D supplementation may have some disadvantages in relation to bone health in offspring.
The European Journal of Applied Mathematics and Cambridge University Press are pleased to award the 2016 John Ockendon Prize to S. J Chapman and S. E McBurnie for their winning article ‘Integral constraints in multiple-scales problems’ published in EJAM’s Special Anniversary Issue, October 2015.
In this blog Graham Cogley, new Chief Editor of the Journal of Glaciology and Annals of Glaciology, answers questions on the most exciting recent glaciological research and where the subject should go next.
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This blog by Tania Raffass of Monash University, Australia is based upon her paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Social Policy which seeks to contribute to the normative debate concerning work enforcement in…