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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jimmy Savile sexually abused patients and dead bodies, say investigators

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... the high-security mental health hospital Broadmoor. The conclusions published yesterday revealed in detail how Savile took advantage of the extraordinary access his fame and charitable works gave him ... from 1968, Savile had keys allowing him to roam around the mental health hospital. ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Weary Russians lament rash of 'absurd bills' being debated in the Duma

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Bans galore in rash of 'absurd bills' see citizens demanding mental health check of lawmaker Weary Russians lament dumb times in the Duma ... that the health ministry allocate its best experts to have Elena Mizulina's mental health examined. Mentally ill people have no place in the State Duma." While some of the bills may not pass ...

  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    WHO says a third of world’s women are victims from domestic violence

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... consequences on the physical and mental health of the victims. "No magic wand will eliminate violence against women and girls. But evidence tells us that changes in attitudes and behaviours ... abused, according to studies published yesterday by the World Health Organisation. Between 100 and 140 million women are victims of genital mutilation and 70 million girls are married before 18, ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker dies from his burns after Australian visa protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:41am by AFP

    ... Seemanpillai, who arrived by boat in Australia in January 2013, was receiving community mental health support, he said. The death came as activists said seven Iranian asylum seekers sewed their lips ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian parents who killed their child in Buddhist exorcism jailed

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:33am by AFP

    ... overturned the conviction of the girl's aunt, ordering her to be admitted to a mental health hospital, as she was diagnosed to have been suffering from schizophrenia at the time ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Having good neighbours may help curb heart attack risk

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:23pm by AFP

    ... confounding factors such as age, socio-economic status and mental health. ... to curb an individual's heart attack risk," said a statement that accompanied a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Heart and blood vessel diseases ...

  7. News - World - CRIME

    Experts say they found no signs that Oscar Pistorius was mentally ill

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... cross-examination style in the trial, asked the court to closely interrogate the psychiatrist's diagnosis, fearing Pistorius may exploit concerns about his mental health to reset the case. Defence ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Paralympian underwent four weeks of tests to determine his mental state Pistorius not mentally ill, say experts The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar ...

  8. Sport - Golf

    US PGA Tour denies Dustin Johnson is banned

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... this time to seek professional help for personal challenges I have faced," Johnson said. "By committing the time and resources necessary to improve my mental health, physical well-being ...

  9. News - World

    Colorado school shooting victim dies

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 11:11am by AFP

    ... implemented a number of preventative measures from hotlines to drop-in centres meant to help intercept attacks sometime committed by the mentally ill, though the Arapahoe High shooter is not believed to have had any mental health problems. ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Robin Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... issuing a statement through an agency, said the 63-year-old's most recent problems had been with his mental health and with Parkinson's, a degenerative nerve disorder. "It is our ...




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