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TERRE DES FEMMES breaks the silence about domestic violence during what is supposed to be the most peaceful time of the year

Berlin, December 18th 2020: TERRE DES FEMMES – Menschenrechte für die Frau e. V. opens the art exhibition “UNBREAK – take a closer look & break the cycle of domestic violence” (https://cloud.achtung.de/s/g7PanPkDDnf28pe) in downtown Munich, together with the agencies thjnk and achtung! Mary, the artist Simon Berger, and the long-time TERRE DES FEMMES activist Romy… Read More »

New study reveals how the brain organizes information about odors

The premiere of the movie “Scent of Mystery” in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut “in glorious Smell-O-Vision.” Hoping to wow moviegoers with a dynamic olfactory experience alongside the familiar spectacles of sight and sound, select theaters were outfitted with a Rube Goldberg-esque device… Read More »

What’s a diagnosis about? COVID-19 and beyond

By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how… Read More »

What to know about anorexia

In fact, alarmingly little is known about this mental health disorder; the mental health disorder with the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorders [1]. Because anorexia is often coupled with unhealthy perceptions, thoughts, and self-controlled behaviors, one of the most common treatment options is therapy. While anorexia itself is not commonly treated with… Read More »