Tag: "suicide" at medical news
Ostracized HIV Victim of Bihar Commits Suicide
...ar village, who was socially ostracized, committed suicide
by setting himself on fire. The man, whose name is not known, was the only bread earner and immolated himself two days ago in a village in Jamui district, about 150 km from here. The immediate provocation for the drastic act was reportedly a quack...
Army Training Regimen Brutal in US, Needs Overhauling
...out of the barracks and was put in a psych ward on suicide
watch. Afterwards, no doubt pumped with antidepressants, he was made to try the test one more time, and to fail one more time, before officials moved to discharge him. He didn't die, though. The Washington Post's expose of the Walter Reed scam inc...
Million Mentally Ill in India
...ty, loss of productivity and mortality in terms of suicide
in extreme cases. A large number of people with...alth services, stress management at work place and suicide
prevention activities in the district mental health programme. This would require an increase in the...
Love Says Chanting Helps Decides About Cobain's Possessions
...e lead singer in the band Nirvana and he committed suicide
More Than Four Percent of US Adults Have Some Form of Bipolar Disorder
...riods of depression. They are at increased risk of suicide
and other medical problems, such as cardiovascular disease, according to background information in the article. Previously, researchers estimated that about 1 percent of adults had bipolar disorder. But evidence indicates that current diagnostic crit...
Saliva Helps to Identify Child Victims of Chronic Bullying
...u hear of school shootings, or students who commit suicide
as reaction to chronic peer abuse, those are kids ...her how they are going to escape the abuse through suicide
or how they are going to get revenge on their abusers,' the researcher added. She said that the co...
Suicide Gene Therapy Kills Bowel Cancer Cells
...proach is that the cancer cells are made to commit suicide
both by the virus and the activated drug the two work in tandem. And once activated, the drug has the added bonus of causing the virus to produce more of the activating protein, which activates more of the drug, and so on. Its the first time weve se...
Workplace Stress Leads to Rising Suicide Rate in Japan
Kamikaze soldiers or not, suicide
rates among Japanese have generally tended to be h...pplications for compensation for mental illness or suicide
also rose sharply, to 819 cases, a 24 percent jump. "Before, people tried to hide that they were s...
Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care
...other injuries. Many of the victims injured in the suicide
bombings at Paddy's Bar and the Sari Club in Kuta were taken to the Royal Darwin Hospital to be stabilized before being moved to other hospitals. A high proportion had suffered chemical burns. A senior psychiatrist and the director of mental health...
Australian Girls Took Instructions to Commit Suicide from Internet Site
... week before their bodies were found. The apparent suicide
pact had sent shock waves across the country. Th...aths. Gater had written several items mentioning suicide
on one of her websites between December and February, including a poem called 'Suicide in the Night'...
Suicide Among Returning US Soldiers on the Rise
...3 calls each week from Iraq veterans contemplating suicide
-- or from their families. A Vietnam veteran who h...d for Joshua Omvig. It directs the VA to develop a suicide
prevention program for veterans suffering from PTSD and other depression issues. It unanimously pass...
Senior Doctor of Apollo Hospital Commits Suicide
... with the Apollo Hospital here allegedly committed suicide
Tuesday morning , with police attributing it to a ...lt him in his office. According to the police, a suicide
note was recovered from Sharma, which read: "I m taking my life and no one is responsible for this a...
Another Statewide Organization Joins the Fight Against Assisted Suicide
...IC) has recently joined the fight against assisted suicide
and Assembly Bill 374. They join the majority of s...ssembly Bill 374 is the latest attempt by assisted suicide
advocates to legalize the practice in California. This bill is currently in the Assembly Appropria...
New Strains of TB Can Be Used as a Powerful Bioterror Weapon
...ch year-almost four people per minute. Threat of suicide
attackers becoming weapons of mass destruction by infecting themselves with a deadly strain of TB is so serious and potentially imminent that DiGeorgia recommends that every investor take the following steps: On any local news of an outbreak of tu...
Storage of Firearms Unsafe in Most Families
...creases the likelihood that they will be used in a suicide
or unintentional injury. It's imperative that parents understand the necessity of storing guns safely in the home.' Storage patterns are most influenced by firearm type, family socialization with guns and the age of the child, DuRant said. 'Our r...
Iowa to Receive Grant Funding for Youth Suicide Prevention, Early Intervention
...arly intervention and treatment services for youth suicide
prevention within educational settings. Nationwide, someone dies by suicide
every 17 minutes. "Suicide is a preventable tragedy for individuals, for families and for communitie...
Suicide Bids Tripled Among Denmark Asylum Seekers Since 2001
The number of suicide
attempts among asylum seekers in Denmark has propo...lshoej said: "There is no obvious link between the suicide
attempts and the length of stay in the camps."...
Breast Cancer Drug Curbs Heart Disease.
... pathway that protects heart cells from committing suicide
as a result of stress, Spector continued. Heart muscle cells require a tremendous amount of energy to function properly and are therefore extremely sensitive to energy deprivation as a consequence of reduced oxygen or nutrient supply. In addition, he...
Maninder Singh Hospitalised After Suicide Attempt
...t Vihar. Police refused to say whether it was a suicide
attempt or a case of accident. "We have not spoken to the doctors yet. We will be able to reach at any conclusion only after knowing the nature of his injury," Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ajay Chaudhary said. The ex-Delhi cricketer was last ...
Transplant Patient Gets a New Lease of Life
...ver as he is to receive the heart of a 24 year old suicide
victim. In the US alone there are 96, 000 people who live through uncertainty as they wait for an organ donor, according to United Network for Organ Sharing. Even as technology improves, there is an acute shortage of donors. A re-evaluation of or...
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