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Blacks misdiagnosed with schizophrenia at a much higher rate than whites, study finds

Adobe Stock Images Black people suffering from severe depression face higher odds that they will be misdiagnosed as having schizophrenia than white patients, according to a new study from Rutgers University. The study, which was published in the journal Psychiatric Services, backs up long-held claims that clinicians have inherent racial biases and those biases affect… Read More »

Spending too much time sitting down kills 70,000 Brits each year

How spending too much time SITTING DOWN kills 70,000 people and costs the NHS £700million each year because it leads to heart disease, type two diabetes and cancer An estimated 30% of adults in England spend at least six hours a day sedentary Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University led the research Being… Read More »