Archive for January, 2014

New study shows meditation ‘more effective than anti-depressant pills’

New study shows meditation ‘more effective than anti-depressant pills’

Meditation works just as well as antidepressants, according to a new study. Research published by scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore revealed that meditating for just half an hour a day can relieve depression as much as antidepressants. Meditation, which has a long history in Eastern traditions, is one of many ‘mindfulness’ techniques that has grown[Read More…]

Nicky Wishart

Anti-terror police threaten 12 year old after plans to protest against youth centre closure

A 12 year old boy has become the latest victim of anti-terrorism legislation after he publicised his plans to protest against the closure of a local youth centre. Nicky Wishart who lives in David Cameron’s constituency took to Facebook to organise a peaceful demonstration outside the Prime Minister’s constituency office. As a result, anti-terror police dragged him from his classroom,[Read More…]

Dr Nichola McChrystal has made quite a career out of lecturing parent's to take DNA tests

DNA tests offered to toddlers to “combat obesity”

The DNA database programme is being implemented in full swing after parents were asked to voluntarily hand in DNA swabs of their children to cut down on childhood obesity. For £120 Dr Nichola McChrystal is giving parents the option of receiving a 20 page report offering dietary advice based upon their genetics. Children are then directed towards one of three[Read More…]

Prime Minister David Cameron, with Sharon and her daughter.

Help to Buy publicity stunt backfires on David Cameron

The government’s Help to Buy scheme has been hailed as an initiative which has helped thousands of hard-up people to get onto the property ladder – but is this really the case? Under the Help to Buy scheme, equity loans are given to first-time buyers and home movers on new-build homes worth up to £600,000. These loans lend buyers 95[Read More…]

Cyber Crime takes a new identity

Cyber Crime takes a new identity

Have you ever been a victim of cyber crime? A large number of the western world’s population have. And the most worrying thing of all is that it is now starting to take a new phase. Reporter Claudia Joseph reported that her life had been ‘hacked’ and was shocked by the results, as an online security investigator got all her[Read More…]