Antidepressants, antipsychotics and benzos all increase suicide attempts in a new study

A new study a JAMA network open found that antidepressants do not prevent suicide. The researchers concluded that antidepressants, antipsychotics and benzodiazepines were all associated with increased suicide attempts in people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Mood stabilizers had no effect on suicide attempt rates. ADHD stimulant drugs were the only drug class associated with … Read more

Want to increase your protein? Here are 9 benefits of consuming whey protein

Want to increase your protein?  Here are 9 benefits of consuming whey protein

Whey protein contains bioactive compounds that can improve gut health Whey protein is a type of protein derived from the liquid part of milk that separates out during cheese making. It is a blend of proteins, including beta-lactoglobulin, alpha-lactoalbumin, immunoglobulins and lactoferrin, among others, and is considered a complete protein. This means it contains all … Read more

Development Banks Unite to Increase Primary Health Care Financing – Health Policy Watch

Development Banks Unite to Increase Primary Health Care Financing - Health Policy Watch

French Health Minister Fran├žois Braun (left) at an event to present the HIIP. Three Multilateral Development Banks and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of an investment platform on Thursday aimed at supporting low- and middle-income countries to build up their primary health services (PHC) via grants and soft loans. PHC is widely … Read more