Tag: "suicide" at medical news
Learning Disabilities If Undetected Early Proves Costly Later
...people resort to the extreme measure of committing suicide
as they are not able to handle their situation. But he also states that with an early intervention and help, this situation can be averted. Slater also feels discouraged by the insufficient funds from the government to help such kids. According to ...
Health Minister Concerned About the Suicide Rates in India
...Ramadoss has said that nearly 75,000 people commit suicide
in India every year// for varied reasons, includin... is a major threat and nearly 75,000 people commit suicide
every year. Poverty, debt, illiteracy and mental imbalance are the main reasons for this menace," Ra...
Bring on the ‘Santa Clauses
...found to be 42 percent times less likely to commit suicide
than their skinnier counterparts. That hormones may have a role to play in mood development is a fact, which the author believes can be used to open up new avenues in the prevention and treatment of depression. At the same time, Mukamal has cau...
Zolpidem Might Assist Patients With Akinetic Mutism
...en deprivation to her brain following an attempted suicide
by hanging. The patient was totally dependent, una...to understand single words. Two years after the suicide
attempt, she was given zolpidem for a bout of insomnia; 20 minutes later, she was able to communicat...
"Cell Suicide Bombers" to Stop Cancer Growth
After Iraq the very term suicide
bombing evokes visions of horror. But there could be a really beneficial suicide
bombing//, after all. Yes, experts at Glasgow in the United Kingdom, claim have developed a new c...
Poison Control Training and Research Centre at Chennai
...uring the same period 25,000 persons had committed suicide
by consuming pesticide. Ian D Simpson, an official of the World Health Organisation, who also took part in the Saturday’s commissioning function, said half of the snake-bite mortality in the world was from India and hence indigenous knowledge on th...
Assam Reports HIV Suicides, Treatment a Distant Dream
...t least a dozen HIV-positive people have committed suicide
in Assam in the last few months while hundreds of ...ails of about 10 HIV-positive people who committed suicide
in recent months. The situation is indeed alarming as there could be more such people who might have...
Using Morphine to Hasten Death Is a Myth, Says Doctor
...ble effect as a justification for patient assisted suicide
and euthanasia is not tenable in evidence-based medicine, he says. In end of life care, double effect is a myth leading a double life. Source-Newswise SM...
Busting the Exam Blues
...multiplied the tension several- fold, leading to suicide
among youngsters who are conditioned to believe that exams are the reason for man's existence on earth. The teens, who already have trouble coping with their surging hormones, find that their pre- and post- exam trauma is something that is 'more th...
Men Not as Tough as They Seem
...y. Men also have more serious accidents and commit suicide
more often than women. Women do suffer from depression at higher rates than men, says Peter Falkai, director of the Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of G?ttingen. But society seems to accept that. Additionally, women have h...
Study Links Attempted Suicide With Genetic Evidence
... has found evidence that a genetic tendency toward suicide
has been linked to a particular area of the genome... identified by this bipolar disorder and attempted suicide
study was recently identified by two complementary family studies that looked at attempted suicide
Mental Health Needs Greater for Foster Children
..., with 6.7 per cent of 13-17 year olds reporting a suicide
attempt that had required medical treatment. Caregivers who were surveyed reported that 53.4 per cent of children in care needed professional help for their emotional and behavioural problems, but only 26.9 per cent had obtained help. “Our find...
Scientists Discover New Gene
...d cells to either stop dividing or to undergo cell suicide
by switching on a battery of potent tumor protective machinery. This work indicates that pharmaceuticals that switch on CHD5 may provide a way to treat many types of human cancer. The research team worked with mouse models, which enabled them to in...
Senate Committee Approves Telemedicine Mental Health Bill
...the bill would authorize HHS to collect and report suicide
data, as well as provide training and related support for community leaders, family members, and health care and education workers. The legislation also would require HHS to provide a report to the appropriate congressional committees. Source-Kaise...
Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle
...fected by the changes and who reportedly committed suicide
recently. Raman Lakshman, BAPIO's vice chair (P...ounced, it is very saddening to have learnt of his suicide
apparently instigated by the turmoil caused by the Home Office's refusal to grant him a further leav...
Scientists Explore Possible New Way to Fight AIDS
...cule saves vital immune system cells from cellular suicide
during the onslaught of the AIDS virus and might //help keep the body's natural defenses working in HIV-infected people, a study found. The findings represent a potential new avenue to fight the effects of the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, acc...
Suicide Rates in Children Soar
... Some specialists from the mental health feel that suicide
prevention measures which include drugs and counseling will go a long way in combating this issue. JYT...
Sentry Enzyme Blocks Two Paths to Parkinson’s Diseas
...e also know that GST pi blocks the process of cell suicide
triggered by stresses that the cell can’t overcome, such as an increase in the presence of free radicals or a loss of the cell’s ability to produce energy.” Smeyne’s team showed that of the two known types of GST in the brain, only GST pi was prese...
New Test Predicts CLL’s Sensitivity to Experimental Drug
...he Bcl-2 action, unleashing molecules that trigger suicide
in the cancer cells, a process known as programmed cell death or apoptosis. The research in the laboratory of Anthony Letai, MD, PhD, of Dana-Farber, is described in the January issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation. The lead author is Vic...
Dual Gene Therapy Suppresses Lung Cancer in Preclinical Test
...or that works by causing defective cells to commit suicide
and is often shut down or defective in cancer cell... showed that the combination achieved greater cell suicide
because FUS1 suppresses a gene that expresses a protein known to rapidly degrade p53, says senior au...
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