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Researchers find link between childhood trauma, schizophrenia

Psychotic symptoms can include detachment from reality, hallucinations, delusions, disorganised thinking, and lack of motivation or emotion.

12 Mar 2018 6:17 PM

Stabbing voodoo dolls of bosses may boost staff morale: study

Symbolically retaliating against an abusive boss can benefit employees psychologically by allowing them to restore their sense of justice.

08 Mar 2018 3:42 PM

More boys suffer online sex abuse than thought: study

The report added that the younger the child, whether a boy or a girl, the "abuse was more likely to be severe".

07 Mar 2018 12:10 PM

Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

When a girl is forced to marry as a child, she faces immediate and lifelong consequences.

06 Mar 2018 4:43 PM

Close relationships in midlife tied to lower mortality for child abuse survivors

Supportive relationships in adulthood may effectively combat or reverse the negative health consequences of childhood abuse.

06 Mar 2018 9:11 AM


Study reveals people who hurl profanities often are more honest

Earlier studies show that Facebook shows quite an accurate idea of a user's personality.

03 Jan 2018 4:35 PM

Woman slices off ex-boyfriend's penis after drugging him

According to police she went forward with the act because he ‘mistreated’ her.

14 Dec 2017 10:48 AM

Sexual harassment at workplace is about power, domination

Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace organised by FLO North East Chapter last evening.

09 Nov 2017 6:22 PM

Alcohol ups risk of 7 types of cancer, finds study

Drinking is especially closely associated with increased risks for oesophageal, mouth, liver, colorectal and breast cancers.

09 Nov 2017 10:33 AM

Females in India nearly 40 times more likely to die after assault as their US peers

The researchers drew on information submitted to Indian trauma database.

01 Sep 2017 4:27 PM


UK brothers abuse mother, sister, treat them like slaves; jailed

On the day of the assault, Ruhee was unwell, but they made her clean the bathroom and did not give her breakfast.

13 Jun 2017 5:05 PM

UK: Girl says mother, step-mother forced her to overeat, then starved her

The victim attempted suicide by consuming tablets from a medicine cabinet.

11 May 2017 4:08 PM

Video: Denied VIP treatment, SP leader's kin slaps, hurls abuses at cops

Bragging of his political links, Mohit Yadav, who was said to be in an inebriated state, was also caught on camera hurling abuses at cops.

11 May 2017 9:52 AM

UK: Client attacks, breaks stripper’s cheekbone for refusing to sleep with him

Frances said that the man was on drugs and had even offered her cash to have sex with him at the nightclub.

24 Apr 2017 4:04 PM

Bullies push 7-yr-old boy’s head on metal pole, school says minor injury

In another incident, the bullies had also stamped on the boy’s head.

10 Apr 2017 2:00 PM


For being pregnant, father, brother locked up Brazil woman for 16 yrs

The woman, who had become pregnant after an affair, was incarcerated by her family as they couldn’t bear the shame.

31 Mar 2017 4:16 PM

Myanmar mother sues son for calling her a 'prostitute'

Wana Oo was charged under a broadly-worded law that forbids defaming people on any network and can carry up to 3 years in jail.

21 Mar 2017 5:09 PM

US scientist who covertly filmed 360 women blames Parkinson's meds, avoids jail

Dr Jeremy Allington-Smith had also downloaded several thousands of vulgar pictures of kids and sketched images of children being abused.

12 Mar 2017 8:53 PM

US: Man to undergo psychiatric evaluations for killing and eating girlfriend

Defence lawyers say Joseph Oberhansley can’t consult with them or understand court proceedings.

11 Mar 2017 8:15 AM

US: Father-son duo who raped, enslaved teen sentenced to life in prison

Officers found leg irons in the basement along with a bucket the girl said she used as a toilet, according to a police report.

01 Feb 2017 12:46 PM