Legalising assisted suicide risks replacing proper care for terminally ill

June 6, 2024

Doctors for Life and prominent South African doctors are supporting the call to oppose a court challenge by DignitySA to legalise physician-assisted suicide, arguing that dignity “is best upheld through compassionate care and support, enshrined in ubuntu and made possible through the practise of palliative care, rather than through the option of euthanasia”.   Read … Read more

USA- Recreational Marijuana Legalization and Workplace Injuries Among Younger Workers

March 11, 2024

A study by the department of economics from the universities of Wisconsin, San Diego state and Bentley, examines the relationship between the legalisation of recreational Cannabis and workplace injuries for workers aged 20-34. Since 2012, many US states have legalised recreational Cannabis, leading to increased adult use. The study’s findings suggest a concerning trend: states … Read more

A cross sectional online survey on the reasons of detransitioning. (Germany)

February 12, 2024

In a sample of 237 participants, the large majority was female; 217 female (92%) for 20 male respondents (8%). Close to two thirds (65%) transitioned both socially and medically; 31% only socially. Out of the respondents who medically transitioned, 46% underwent gender affirming surgeries. Around half (51%) of the respondents started socially transitioning before the … Read more

Calls for Scotland to criminalise purchase of sex (UK)

February 12, 2024

CARE for Scotland is urging the Scottish government to push ahead with legislation that would target the demand side. It accused the Scottish government of “dragging its heels on the issue” and said it should follow the positive example of other countries like Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Canada that have already introduced similar laws penalising … Read more

New study shatters a long-standing myth about pornography (USA)

February 12, 2024

Research done by some of the world’s top behavioural addiction experts found that not only porn addicts but also behavioural addicts disapprove of the addiction they are trying to get rid of. Previous studies pushed by Josh Grubbs, created a powerful flawed buzzword that porn problems are likely just due to religious shame or moral … Read more

Latest research done by Common Sense Media (USA)

February 12, 2024

Benenson Strategy Group (BSG) conducted a quantitative online survey on 1,358 teens aged 13 to 17 and released new porn statistics in January 2024. They found that 73% of teen respondents aged 13 to 17 have watched pornography online. 15% of teen respondents said they first saw online pornography at age 10 or younger. More … Read more

Pornography and Its Impact on Adolescent/Teenage Sexuality (India)

February 12, 2024

Puberty – exposure to pornography accelerates sexual development and porn can function as a “role model” and provide normative counsel. Teenagers also interpret internet sex as real-world experiences. Adolescence – pornography use links teenagers to early partnered sexual behaviour, more sexual partners, lower relationship satisfaction, and lower sexual satisfaction during adolescence. Pornography use also links … Read more

National Council of the Order of Physicians and Non-Conventional Healthcare (France)

February 12, 2024

The French National Council of the Order of Physicians expresses concern over the rise of unconventional healthcare practices. In response to emerging issues, it has compiled a 88 pages report emphasizing the urgent need to address the dangers associated with these increasingly prevalent practices. Termed as “traditional,” “alternative,” or “complementary” medicine, they lack scientific recognition … Read more

Emergency Room Visits Increase with Increase Abortions (USA)

February 12, 2024

A longitudinal Cohort Study done from 1999 till 2015 shows that as abortions increase, so do the abortion-related Emergency Room (ER) visits, especially for chemical abortions. The study took data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 17 states that received state funding for abortions. Based on ICD9 codes (630-639, 634), all ER … Read more