What the Numbers say about Mental Health in the Military

Introduction In 2014, a study published by JAMA Psychiatry (Journal of the American Medical Association) regarding the mental health of military personnel suggested almost 25% of active-duty personnel displayed signs of mental health conditions. Military personnel can typically face several types of mental health conditions, including traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and major depressive… Read More


Last Night I Watched…

Episode 3 of ‘The Men Who Made Us Thin’. Last night’s programme was very interesting, it talked about BMI (Body Mass Index) classifications and bariatric surgery. Based on last episode’s premise that “‘exercise is an inefficient means of weight loss”, this week’s chat about surgical interventions as a ‘valid’ method of weight loss came as… Read More