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  1. South Asians heart health pills

    Commentary: Have we medicalised loneliness? It’s society that’s broken

    By talking about loneliness as a virus or an epidemic, we medicalise it and seek simple, even pharmacological treatments, says an observer.
  2. Loneliness during the festive season

    Unhappy Holidays: Coping with loneliness over the festive season

    It’s the holidays but not everyone is jolly. For lonely hearts, the festive season can bring on feelings of gut-wrenching loneliness. Find out how ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: A cyclist rides a bicyle as he delivers food for Deliveroo, an example of the emergence

    Commentary: Workers in the gig economy feel lonely, anxious and powerless

    In the gig economy, you are subject to the whims of fluctuating demand and a star system that rates every interaction, say three experts.
  4. Six Nations Championship - Scotland vs England

    Rugby: Former skipper Barclay says Scots will be ready for Samoa

    John Barclay remembers the loneliness of the captaincy, the endless search for answers after a heavy defeat, and while the Scotland flanker no ...
  5. lonely woman looking at phone

    Commentary: Is social media to blame for young people feeling lonelier?

    In a world more connected than before, almost half of young people in the UK report feeling lonely. But don't blame social media, says one observer.
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    Japan’s literature of loneliness depicts solitude as a noble state

    The emerging trend of literature about solitude in Japan downplays a sense of desolation could be trying to make a virtue out of a growing ...
  7. Chinatown welcomes Year of the Dog 5

    Commentary: Chinese New Year brings stress, loneliness and sorrow to some seniors

    Festive seasons are usually a time of cheer but let’s keep a look out for elderly relatives and neighbours who might be experiencing negative ...