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  • All-nighters are being used as antidepressants
  • All-nighters are being used as antidepressants
    Vic. 夏 (2014) ©

All-nighters are being used as antidepressants

Whether we lose sleep for the sake of exam-cramming or a heavy night out, the day after an all-nighter isn’t usually when we feel our best. But sleepless nights have been found to be an effective tool against depression, and could enable people with mental health issues to go drug-free.



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    Over-the-counter meds are used for everything from headaches to hangovers. But research suggests that we might be addicted, and some governments are taking action to curb abuse. How might regulation, technological advances and natural remedies transform the market for pain relief?

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    With media and researchers exposing the chemical nasties found in everyday products – from air fresheners to washing powders – consumers across the world are facing up to a hidden health crisis. With indoor pollutant levels two to five times higher than outdoor, is it time our homes had a detox?