Tag: "suicide" at medical news
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
... criminals and people who die by violent methodsof suicide
score low on markers of serotonin activity, he adds, and studies ofmonkeys also indicate that low sociability and high hostility may be associatedwith low serotonin levels. The UCSF investigators tracked changes in research subjects by takingmeasure...
Could Cardiovascular Drugs Be Linked To Suicide?
...ations between the use of cardiovascular drugs and suicide
and the results of this study are published in thi...e of calcium channel blockers and the incidence of suicide
(that remained significant when differences in cardiovascular morbidity were considered). Furthermo...
Painful Births For Babies Could Lead To Violent Suicide In Adulthood
(Obstetric care and proneness of offspring to suicide
as adults: case-control study) Minimising pain...e of importance in reducing the risk of committing suicide
by violent means in later life, claim a team of researchers from Sweden in this week's BMJ. Profess...
Teen Line Panel Of Six High School Students To Address The Issue Of Teens And Tolerance
...es, and has become a model training program ofteen suicide
prevention/intervention with the Los Angeles Polic...stance, oneof the teen magazines ran an article on suicide
pacts. We got calls from allover the country after that issue hit the newsstands, including calls fr...
Conference Celebrates Lithium's 50 Years As A Miracle Drug
...gs," with recent research showing it helps prevent suicide
in peoplewith bipolar disorder and may be effectiv...e will focus on lithium's effectiveness inreducing suicide
in people with bipolar disorder (manic-depression). Withouttreatment, about one out of every five p...
Mental Health Services Should Aim To Improve Safety To Prevent Suicide And Homicide
...ith mental illness) About 1000 people who commit suicide
each year (nearly a quarter of all suicides) and a...ample of people in England and Wales who committed suicide
during a two year period or who committed homicide during 18 months. The authors say that their amal...
Community Plays Key Role In Preventing Teen Suicide, UF Scientist Says
...e the top two causes of death for adolescents, but suicide
isa close third. The teen suicide
rate, in fact, has nearly doubled in thelast 20 years, according to national studies. Perkins' study...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome The Focus Of Three UNC-CH Reports At Digestive Diseases Conference
...ted with self-reporteddepression and self-reported suicide
attempts. Prior studies using intensiveinterviews in GI clinics have identified a history of early sexual abuse inabout 45 percent of IBS patients. IBS is characterized by a combination of persistent and recurrent abdominal painand abnormal bowel hab...
Showing pictures of admired blacks or elderly can lower levels of unconscious prejudice
...ch as hotel owner Leona Helmsley and Heaven's Gate suicide
cult leaderMarshall Applewhite, and admired young people, including actor Leonardo DiCaprioand the late Princess Diana. In this case, people who had been reminded of admired elderly personshad levels of unconscious ageism that were about one-...
Early warning signs of violence often overlooked, study finds
... recent school shootings or many youth who attempt suicide
who havetheir own struggles with peer harassment to go under-attended to for months oryears." In the study, more than 90 percent of participants incorrectlyidentified the following scenario as a bullying situation: Jackie came home wi...
Can a terminally ill person want to hasten death and be mentally competent?
...hiatric disorder, such as depression, the Act bars suicide
assistance toany person who, in the judgement of t... psychologists have varying degrees of comfortwith suicide
and assisted suicide, which the survey data suggest, may beinfluencing their choice to work or not t...
Bullies need as much help as their victims
...depressed as those who are bullied and thoughts of suicide
among this group are even more common, say Kaltiala-Heino et al. Both papers conclude that bullying affects the psychosocial and psychosomatic health of children and that both the bullied and the bullies deserve attention....
Turning off cancer shield may allow safer cancer therapy
...on cell division andtells a damaged cell to commit suicide
for the greater good of the wholeorganism--a process called apoptosis. For the past 20 years, scientists have focused on ways of restoring p53 functionto cancerous cells that had lost it, hoping to encourage those cells to destroy themselves.Turning ...
Scientist show how viruses co-opt cell defenses to cause chronic infections likethose from HIV and Hepatitis B and C
...said, the scientistsexpected that suppressing cell suicide
would allow the virus to produce morecopies of its...virus has entered the cell, and a trigger for cell suicide
to stopthe virus from spreading through the host. PKR is a mediator of interferonantiviral activity ...
Suicide is higher among socially fragmented rather than deprived populations
...logical study of social fragmentation, poverty and suicide
People living in areas which have high levels o... numbers of unmarried people] have higher rates of suicide
than those living in poor areas, suggest researchers from Bristol in this weeks BMJ. In their stud...
Depression costs UK economy 2 billion a year, conference will be told
...sease. Over 75 years olds have the second highest suicide
rate inthe country (the young have the highest). Men, who are less inclined than women to show their feelings, are more likely tolet severe depression develop before they seek help. This makes them moresusceptible to drink and drugs. Violent outbu...
Researchers uncover gene related to acute leukemia
...inst malignancy by sending threatening cells downa suicide
pathway. "The model for how translocations cause leukemia is then rather simple:translocation products turn off multiple tumor suppressors, and from there itonly takes one or two more mutations to make a cancerous cell," Hiebert said. Hiebert's colle...
Ritalin and Prozac: Study finds more kids using both drug types together
...om depression, which if left untreated can lead to suicide
or more severe depression in adulthood. The symptoms, including a persistent sad or irritable mood, loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, and difficulty sleeping or oversleeping, are often mistaken as part of the normal course of growing...
Dating violence affects both victims and perpetrators
...kely to report poor mental and physical health and suicide
attempts than other females. Male perpetrators o...nd physical health, dissatisfaction with life, and suicide
attempts, Coker and colleagues found. The study results appear in the November 2000 issue of the Ame...
Drinking and drugging can be painful
...This included falls, car crash injuries, assaults, suicide
attempts, near-drownings, suffocations, poisonings that were not substance-abuse related, injury deaths in the hospital, among many others. We excluded medical misadventures that resulted in injury. We also excluded injuries treated at the same tim...
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