Sunday, December 17, 2017
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#Millions of #men #suffer in #silence

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/25/men-sexual-abuse-trauma-silence Research indicates that one in six men experienced sexual abuse at some point during their childhood, and this is probably a low estimate, as it doesn’t account for non-contact experiences, which can also have lasting effects. In addition, when thinking about the statistic, we need to acknowledge the barriers that

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#Kiwi #ex-priest #trial #sexual #assault

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/kiwi-ex-priest-on-trial-for-sexual-assault.html A former Catholic priest has appeared in a Sydney court accused of sexually and indecently assaulting seven males aged between 14 and 20 in the late 1980s at a western Sydney school. New Zealander James Joseph Cunneen, 58, was arrested at his Hamilton home in July and extradited to Australia on

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#Schizophrenia first #trimester of #pregnancy

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-11-schizophrenia-early-pregnancy-mini-brain.html Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals that the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward the end of the first trimester of pregnancy. The finding opens up a new understanding of this devastating disease and the potential for new treatment

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#Cancer #memory #loss #prior #chemotherapy

https://news.google.com/news/headlines/section/q/brain%20research/brain%20research?ned=nz&hl=en-NZ&gl=NZ Lead author Dr. Gordon Winocur and his team conducted experiments in mice, which led them to observe that problems in learning and recall began to occur prior to chemotherapy in the animals with cancer. "Our work," explains Dr. Winocur, "isolated that the cancer is responsible for some of the memory and

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If your sexual advances require that a woman succumb, don’t do it

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/nov/22/late-night-tv-hosts-charlie-rose-trump-roy-moore Colbert explained that Conyers, in 2015, reportedly reached a settlement with a woman who would “not succumb to his sexual advances”. Advertisement Colbert quipped: “Quick tip, fellas. If your sexual advances require that a woman succumb, don’t do it.” Seth Meyers discussed Trump’s defense of Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of

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#Equality #no vote #reflects #religion #not #ethnicity

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/nov/23/marriage-equality-no-vote-reflects-religion-not-ethnicity-says-tim-soutphommasane Australia’s race discrimination commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, says the high no vote in western Sydney in last week’s historic same-sex marriage postal survey reflects religious observance rather than ethnicity, and he has warned against an outbreak of crass, cultural stereotyping. Soutphommasane used a speech at the University of Western Sydney to issue

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