The World Health Organization plans to include Gaming Disorder (link is external) in the upcoming International Classification of Diseases (link is external) (ICD-11). The contentious debate of whether or not to include the diagnosis persists beyond the WHO’s decision. This means that many elements, such as being willing toContinue Reading As the authors concluded, “Hence, sex seems not only beneficial because of its physiological or hedonic effects … but because it promotes a stronger and more positive connection with the partner” (p. 296). Over time, such experiences build to strengthen the bonds between partners, meaning that their long-term relationshipContinue Reading

Here is the latest WHO #Ebola Situation Report (2 March 2016) #EbolaResponse — WHO (@WHO) March 2, 2016 Human-to-human transmission directly linked to the 2014 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa was declared to have ended in Sierra Leone on 7 November 2015. The country thenContinue Reading

Films showing smoking scenes should be rated to protect kids from tobacco addiction #Oscars — WHO (@WHO) February 28, 2016 1 FEBRUARY 2016 | GENEVA – WHO is calling on governments to rate movies that portray tobacco use in a bid to prevent children and adolescents from startingContinue Reading

25 July 2014, New Delhi: Viral hepatitis kills approximately half a million people every year in the 11 countries of WHO’s South-East Asia Region. An estimated 100 million people are currently infected with hepatitis B virus and another 30 million with hepatitis C virus. These chronic infections have the potentialContinue Reading