Editor's Blog

'Je Suis Charlie' and the evidence base.

The shocking, tragic, terrifying massacre at Charlie Hebdo has given rise to an uplifting global display of solidarity with the people of France and compassion for the bereaved families. The determination to defend democracy and the principles of free speech and a free press which underpin it are captured in two much quoted sayings, the first from liberation theology and often used by Charb,  the editor of Charlie Hebdo, “I’d rather die standing than live on my knees” and the second from Voltaire (although actually from his biographer):“I disapprove of what you say, sir, but I will defend to the death your right to say it”.

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New Years Ideas for Tackling Antenatal Depression

Over the festive period, I read in a popular newspaper the not so festive news that an increasing number of women are being diagnosed with depression during pregnancy. It was interesting to read the explanations for this provided by the various interested parties whom the journalist consulted.

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