Teenagers are far more critical users of social media than we give them credit for, and need to be better supported in reaping the benefits social media can have.
Health and Social Care
As growing numbers of men become eager to meet the male body’s increasingly muscular ideal, the practice of bodybuilding has grown in popularity. Yet few studies have considered whether excessive bodybuilding could be seen as a mental illness demanding specialized treatment.
Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see wearable technology devices – such as Fitbits – introduced into PE lessons, and the device could potentially cause a longer-term negative impact on students’ overall wellbeing.
Growth in consumer DNA testing brings new ‘threat’ to those affected by donor conception, warns expert-
The rise in direct-to-consumer DNA testing has increased the likelihood of individuals unexpectedly finding out they are donor-conceived, raising important ethical questions, warns social scientist Dr Marilyn Crawshaw from the University of York.