Tag: "commit" at medical news
When Celebrities Die
...ths spark off a series of suicides and attempts to commit
suicides. Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." In the week after Princess Di's death, the number of people in England and Wales who intentionally harmed themselves increased by al...
The big brain in suicides
A study from England has found that people who commit
sucide have heavier brains than most people. The human brain normally weighs about 1400g in men and 1300g in women, but can drop in weight with some diseases like Alzheimers, Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s and alcoholism.// Emad Salid from Liverpool U...
A Blood test for suicide risk?
... high cortisol levels were 14 times more likely to commit
suicide. If the findings hold up in larger studies, Coryell believes the test could prove to be a powerful tool for the mental health community....
Mental illness a key factor in suicide
... to occur among young people who have had a parent commit
suicide, those whose mother died early, or those w...ws males are three and a half times more likely to commit
suicide than females and the number of suicides increases similarly with age in both sexes. Factors...
Suicide risk high in 12-17 Age Group
...likely as boys// to have thought about or tried to commit
suicide. The study, released Sunday by the Substa...rcent of children age 12-13 considered or tried to commit
suicide in 2000. The percentage for teenagers 14-15 and 16-17 was 13.7 percent for each age group. T...
Vacuum device increase breasts
...omen who are a B cup or smaller and are willing to commit
to the price and time required, he said. Previous...ht women ended up in the study.Some women couldn't commit
to the time involved, others had breasts that were too large or chests that were too narrow. Some fe...
Valium hits 40 years old, anxiety-free
...not slow breathing, so patients couldn't use it to commit
suicide. But it was overused, Sternbach said; some patients became addicted, so a doctor's visit was required for refills. Still, benzodiazepines remain the most prescribed anxiety drugs, partly because they start working as fast as one hour, slowin...
Twins Less Prone to Suicide Than Others
Twins are less likely to commit
suicide than other people, scientists said on Friday. Researchers in Denmark looked at the records of more than 20,000 same-sex twins who died between 1943 and 1993 and compared their rates of suicide with the wider population. They found that the su...
Medication for Depression may cause suicidal tendencies
...bability of patients taking SSRIs of attempting to commit
suicide than those under other forms of treatment. Contradictorily another study has suggested that there seem to be only evidence of attempted suicides and increase in self-harm due to SSRIs and the evidence is inconclusive for suicides per se. S...
"Defeat AIDS Pledge" by Andhra CM
...o be taught on the precautions to be taken if they commit
a mistake," he said. Ramadoss said a condom was the only way to prevent AIDS. According to him, HIV/AIDS was not merely a medical and health issue but one that could make or break the country. He cited the example of some African countries where ...
Suicidal Tendencies May Be Treated With Cognitive Therapy
People who had attempted to commit
suicide repeatedly can now be treated effectively ...ulimia nervosa etc.Suicidal tendencies: people who commit
suicide are most at risk from attempts of suicide, also called suicidal tendencies. People with suic...
WHO declares Tuberculosis – ‘An Emergency’ in Afrca
...tion wishes Member States in the African Region to commit
more human and financial resources to strengthen DOTS programmes to fight the co-epidemic of TB and HIV. It will require US $2.2 billion in for TB control in Africa during 2006-2007. "Despite commendable efforts by countries and partners to control ...
Lymph Cell Growth In Eyes Related To Macrophages
... of mice were given a drug to cause macrophages to commit
suicide. When the eyes of both groups were examined, it was found that those given the drug did not grow as many lymph vessels as the control group without the drug. Researchers believe that harnessing this newly found ability of the macrophages cou...
Broccoli Found to Block Cancer Progression In Both Animal and Human Studies
...anate significantly pushed the human lung cells to commit
'suicide', compared to cells that did not have the gene, suggesting that its use may stop fast growing lung cancer cells from the outset. However researchers say that it is difficult to draw any direct comparisons between human consumption of these ...
Multi targeted approach required for suicide prevention in adolescents
... may not be the only factor-probing adolescents to commit
suicide.// Health care providers might therefore need to watch out for other mental health problems to prevent youth suicide. The World Health Organization re-examined the occurrence and distribution of mental disorders in 894 cases of completed su...
Spread of Breast Cancer can be stopped by a component in Turmeric
...spread, was shut down, cancer cells were forced to commit
suicide and cancer strains were unable to grow. Researchers found curcumin acted indirectly to shut down NF-kB. Taxol activated the NF-kB in breast cancer cells, while curcumin stepped in and deactivated NF-kB by blocking a protein known as “IKK" th...
Prose Memory Deficits Found To Be Associated With Schizophrenia
...on, in which healthy controls were hypothesized to commit
a greater number of false positives in the recogni...ion, the patients with schizophrenia were found to commit
more distortions. Furthermore, they performed poorer on recall accuracy and temporal sequence accura...
Mutated Viruses Can Cure Tumors
...e mutant and "arming" viruses to make cancer cells commit
suicide or to make the body's own immune system turn on them. This would seem the perfect biological weapon against cancer because viruses excel at killing cells, which is the goal of any cancer therapy. Viruses engineered to target only cancer c...
HIV Positive People Touching 60,000 In UK
...hat's why we're calling for Primary Care Trusts to commit
publicly, today, to spend their share of the 250 million pounds funding on the front-line sexual health services that need it so desperately, he said. "We're at a crossroads—if we don't concentrate on prevention and access to services now, we will c...
Zyflamend inhibits 78 percent of prostate cancer cells
...t this element caused the prostate cancer cells to commit
"suicide." The researchers report that the drug had the ability to inhibit 78 percent of the cancer cell growth plus it also caused "apoptosis". This is the natural process by which a cell dies. Cell death in this way is a physiological process and Z...
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