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How do you talk to a child if you suspect sexual abuse?

It’s the conversation that no adult ever wants to have with a child, but sometimes must. Here’s how to handle the situation.

Young cancer survivors have twice the risk of suicide

Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers.

How this weed has spread all across the world

This highly allergenic plant - native to North America - is now on all continents except Antartica. A researcher explains why this is the case.

Fish guts don't have to be thrown out

Usually fishers keep the filet and discard the rest of the fish into the ocean - resulting in tonnes of unused resources. But researchers have found a way to make use of the entire by-product.

"Climate change needs to be adressed locally, not globally"

The historic UN climate agreement has entered into force. But a Norwegian Professor has little confidence in the agreement.

Fatigue an underestimated aspect of inflammatory bowel disease

Many of those who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis also struggle with fatigue.

Here’s what kids really think of their preschool teachers

A Danish researcher asked children to say what they think about the adults who care for them.

Good school buidlings make for better students

But despite this positive effect, school buildings in Norway are in a state of disrepair.

Found large amounts of harmful substances in vacuum cleaner bags

A Swedish chemist controlled vacuum cleaner bags from round the world looking for harmful substances. One of the most toxic bags was the one she had at home.

Workforce “survivors” experience problems after downsizing, too

Getting laid off can cause health problems in those who lose their jobs— but also in those who retain them.