Benchmarking Malaysian Government Food Environment Policies Against International Best Practice

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for October is from the Journal of Public Health Nutrition and is entitled ‘Extent of Implementation of Food Environment Policies by The Malaysian Government: Gaps and Priority Recommendations’ by Authors: SeeHoe Ng, Boyd Swinburn, Bridget Kelly, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Heather Yeatman, Mohd Noor Ismail & Tilakavati Karupaiah.…

Sweet drink labels leave a sour taste

“Health halos” are making it harder for consumers to know which drinks are good for them according to a new study published today in the internationally peer-reviewed journal Public Health Nutrition.

Modest changes to breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for September is from the Journal of Nutritional Science and is entitled ‘A pilot feasibility study exploring the effects of a moderate time-restricted feeding intervention on energy intake, adiposity and metabolic physiology in free-living human subjects’

Quantum materials pave the path for synthetic neuroscience

Exciting new research published in MRS Bulletin reveals how quantum materials are being used within the field of neuroscience to demystify the inner workings of the human brain.

Using sugars to diagnose cutaneous leishmaniasis

The latest Paper of the Month from Parasitology is ‘Anti-α-Gal antibodies detected by novel neoglycoproteins as a diagnostic tool for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania major’ by Krishanthi S.…

Increase in probable PTSD among British military veterans

New research from King’s College London, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in the rate of probable Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among members of the UK Armed Forces.

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences for Mental Health: Giving Voice To All Actors Involved

This year Mental Illness Awareness Week is observed on 7-18 October, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental illness, fighting stigma and advocating for equal care.…

How We Can Develop and Effectively Disseminate CBT

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (tCBT) is focussing on an issue central to the remit of the journal – namely how can we develop and effectively disseminate CBT and also how we can support the delivery of this group of therapies for individuals with mental illness or psychological distress.…