Potential First-in-Class Therapy Gets Fast-Tracked for PTSD

Brian Park, PharmD https://www.empr.com/home/news/drugs-in-the-pipeline/potential-first-in-class-therapy-gets-fast-tracked-for-ptsd/ The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to BNC210 (Bionomics Limited) for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related and stressor-related disorders. BNC210 is a novel, proprietary negative allosteric modulator of the alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor being developed for the treatment of PTSD, anxiety…

Campaign to honour military heroes who kill themselves after horrors of war.

By Sean Rayment 20:05, 2 NOV 2019 https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/campaign-honour-military-heroes-who-20798278 EXCLUSIVE: Our heroes don’t just die on the battlefield – and they should be honoured too Jason’s Story: ex-Soldier on how he overcame PTSD and depression – Click link below for video and full articlehttps://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/campaign-honour-military-heroes-who-20798278 A campaign is under way to honour Forces heroes who have died…

Veterans Learn to Reconnect with Meditation, Movement & Massage

November 4, 2019 Jolie Haun Ph.D., Ed.S., L.M.T.https://www.massagemag.com/sd-in-veterans-119635/ Many veterans come home from service suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These comorbid conditions cause problems for veterans — and their families — that affect all aspects of their lives: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social. Veterans experience pain and PTSD-related symptoms that…

UK – Drop-in service launched for veterans as Gosport charity’s visitor numbers double

By David Georgehttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/defence/drop-in-service-launched-for-veterans-as-gosport-charity-s-visitor-numbers-double-1-9088401 VETERANS who are struggling with debt, mental health issues and more will be able to benefit from a new drop-in service in Gosport. FirstLight Trust, which has a cafe in Gosport High Street, has launched a monthly drop-in service, which will take place at the Discovery Centre further up the road. The…

Eastbourne gym offers free membership to veterans with PTSD

https://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/news/people/eastbourne-gym-offers-free-membership-to-veterans-with-ptsd-1-9088271 A former soldier in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) is one of the first to take advantage of Duncan Bannatyne’s offer of free membership for veterans with PTSD. Ben Mead, 39, joined the Forces in 1998 and has been deployed to Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan in his time serving the country. During…

U.S’s oldest living WWII veteran celebrates his 110th birthday. We salute you Sir.

CBS This Morning Published on Sep 13, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atyf4feLna8&feature=youtu.be This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion in Normandy that ultimately led to Germany’s surrender. Today, about 500,000 American WWII veterans who served in Europe, the Pacific and other places are still living – but one U.S. veteran has been living longer than…

11 Ways Plants Enhance Your Mental and Emotional Health

Research shows how indoor and outdoor green spaces improve our well-being. Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cravings/201909/11-ways-plants-enhance-your-mental-and-emotional-health What do trees, shrubs, grasses, green plants, parks, beaches, open fields, and flowering gardens have to do with your mental health? Just about everything, according to an extensive review of the scientific literature supporting the benefits of exposure to…