The Scottish government has published an app, Drinking Mirror, which attempts to scare women into changing their alcohol drinking habits. It does this by simulating what their faces may look like in 10 years time if they continue to drink alcohol heavily.
Soul veteran Bobby Womack has revealed that he has been diagnosed with early signs of Alzheimer's disease. The 68-year-old, who released his first single in 1954, has admitted he struggles to recall the names of his songs and those of his collaborators.
Andrew Wakefield, discredited over autism-MMR vaccine link claims, is named Good Thinking Society's Golden Duck winner. The award was set up by the science writer, Simon Singh.
21 12 2012
19 12 2012
The scholar, Elyn Saks, talks about her schizophrenia illness, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately.