Lifestyle Love & Relationships Wellbeing

The pill and gender equality

There is not so much a taboo surrounding male contraception as a discussion deficit. With almost every woman using some form of contraception at one point in their life, the emergence of an effective male contraceptive should come as no surprise. Yet with (sometimes) unreliable condoms and (almost always) permanent vasectomies as the current alternatives, […]

Health Science

You are what you eat: mental health linked to gut bacteria

The concept of a communication line between the brain and the gut, referred to in scientific literature as the ‘brain-gut axis’, has been a popular topic in medical research in recent years. Microbes residing within the human gut are, in many ways, essential to functions of the body but advances in understanding of the influence […]