Live news (or RSS - Really Simple Syndication) feeds from two interesting sites. We have chosen these as they offer up-to-date, and frequently updated, information about PEPRN´s core areas of interest.
The New York Times Health Blog
When the Bully Is a Sibling
New research suggests that aggression between siblings — especially chronic abuse — can inflict psychological wounds as damaging as the anguish caused by school bullies.
A Fat Dad Father’s Day
Father’s Day was not only about spoiling my dad but also about coming together as a family — using the recipes that had conjured fond memories from my parents’ past and creating new ones together.
The 4-Minute Workout
A single, strenuous four-minute workout can effectively improve health and fitness as much as longer workouts can, researchers found. Download the "Well 4-Minute Workout" playlist for your workout.
In Bullies’ Hands, Nuts or Milk May Be a Weapon
A survey of children with food allergies showed that a third of them reported being bullied with threatening behavior.
The Heart Perils of Pain Relievers
Researchers see cardiovascular risks in frequent high doses of some common medicines.
Really? The Claim: Biofeedback Devices Can Lower Blood Pressure
Biofeedback devices for blood pressure frequently offer a Zen-like approach, using music and visual cues to guide users through breathing exercises. But studies show they may have little long-term impact.
BBC News Education and Family
University offers 'ignore context'
Many UK universities do not consider candidates' backgrounds when offering places, research suggests.
Poor pupil cash 'plugging budgets'
A report claims schools are facing increasing pressure to spend money aimed at very poor pupils, known as the pupil premium, to plug holes in their budgets.
A-level confusion 'unacceptable'
Confusion over an A-level maths paper set by exam board Edexcel is completely unacceptable, says the chair of the education select committee, Graham Stuart.
£42k pay rise sparks uni occupation
A group of Warwick students occupy university buildings in protest at the £42,000 pay rise for its vice-chancellor.
Schools reading contest: e-books win
Nearly half the titles read by children in a national reading competition were consumed online, according to the charity Booktrust.
Minister hails 'web porn' progress
Ministers say agreements reached with internet firms will lead to a "fundamental change" in how images of child abuse are dealt with online.