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Harmless bug makes you suicidal


August 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) A seemingly harmless bug may be priming suicide bids by causing subtle changes in the brain.New research adds to the growing work linking an infection caused ... Read more...

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Height of Metro platform railings raised to check suicides


July 26th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In an effort to prevent suicide attempts at the elevated Metro stations, the Delhi Metro after a month long survey is raising the height of ... Read more...

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Women cat lovers may end up killing themselves


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Women cat owners are likely to develop mental health problems and commit suicide since they could be infected with a common parasite which can be caught ... Read more...

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Suicides in Gurgaon: Over 100 cases in four months


May 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) When Dana Sangma, an MBA student and niece of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, committed suicide in her hostel room April 24, she was following in ... Read more...

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Angst plus stress equals more suicides at Metro stations


March 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Three suicides in just two months. In a city where stress runs high, Delhi Metro tracks seem to have become the lodestone for those looking ... Read more...

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Depression linked to heart disease risk


November 13th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) Depression among young adults can have an unwanted spinoff -- it could elevate their chances of dying from heart disease.Depression or a history of suicide attempts ... Read more...

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Self-immolation bids sign of overseas instigation: China


October 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Religious affairs officials Tuesday said recent self-immolation attempts by Tibetan monks in southwest China appeared to have been instigated by a clique jockeying for power in ... Read more...

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Sinking emotional quotient: A suicide attempt every 4 minutes (Feature) (Oct 10 is World Mental Health Day)


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The tattered printout of an email, a blood-soaked bedsheet and the laptop screen flashing an image from the Facebook account left open is all ... Read more...

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Guns at home pose risk to women, children


May 1st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Guns at home pose a deadly risk to women and children without according any potential benefit to anyone. "There is compelling evidence that a gun at ... Read more...

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Low income linked to mental disorders, suicide attempts


April 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new report has revealed that low levels of household income are associated with several lifetime mental disorders and suicide attempts, and a decrease in income is associated ... Read more...

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JUI-F slams Pak Govt for non-provision of enhanced security to Fazlur Rehman


April 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has expressed complete dissatisfaction over the security provided by the government to party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman- who also holds the key portfolio of Chairman ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genetic link to suicide attempts


March 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that genetic risk factors may influence the decision to attempt suicide.Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a small region on chromosome 2 that is associated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family acceptance protects LGBT youth against depression, suicide


December 7th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have established a link between accepting family attitudes and behaviours towards their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and significantly decreased risk and better overall health ... Read more...

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A third of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth suffer mental disorders


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study by University of Illinois at Chicago has revealed that one-third of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth have attempted suicide in their lifetime - ... Read more...

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Biological changes in depressed patients


November 30th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new research has found inflammation in the brain as a strong contributory factor to depression.This is a new theory that challenges the prevalent view that depression ... Read more...

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Younger women regret one-night stands more than their older counterparts


November 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A UK survey has revealed how Brit women really feel about one-night stands, and abortion.The poll asked almost 1,000 women, all of them married or in long-term partnerships, ... Read more...

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People With Severe Acne Have Increased Suicide Risk


November 13th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that the increased suicide risk in users of the drug Isotretinoin, which is sold under names including Accutane, Roaccutane, Clarus, Decutan and others, may ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Severe acne may increase suicidal behavior, study says


November 13th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- People dealing with severe acne could suffer from increased suicide attempts, according to a recent study released Friday.Previous studies had suggested that medical treatments for acne such as ... Read more...

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Severe acne may raise suicide risk


November 12th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Individuals who have a severe acne problem are at a higher risk of attempting suicide, reveals a new study.The study has also found that an additional risk may ... Read more...

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Rick Springfield Exposes History of Depression, Infidelity, and Suicide Attempts


October 13th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent interview with ‘Good Morning America’, rocker Rick Springfield surprised many with his confessions of a struggle with depression which led to attempted suicide.The sixty one ... Read more...

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Miss USA Winner Leona Gage Passes Away At 71


October 10th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Leona Gage, the girl who became Miss USA for one day in 1957, died on Tuesday at the age of 81. She died of heart failure and had been ... Read more...

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Gary Coleman Death Ruled As An Accident


October 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): the death of 42-year-old actor Gary Coleman shocked the Hollywood film fraternity. The ‘Different Strokes’ star was dealing with a lot of ailments ... Read more...

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ADHD in childhood linked to depression in adolescence


October 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new study has found that young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at greater risk for adolescent depression and/or suicide attempts five to 13 years after diagnosis.Sixteen ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Anjaana Anjaani(2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Anjaana Anjaani : Lacks soulRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Zayed Khan (Sp.App)Director: Siddharth AnandOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anjaana Anjaani is a perfect example of gloss overshadowing ... Read more...

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New tests effectively predict patients’ risk of attempting suicide: Study


July 29th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Two potent tests newly developed by scientists can predict a patient's risk of attempting suicide, says a new study.Developed by Harvard University psychologists, they can be easily administered ... Read more...

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Sexual abuse survivors prone to psychiatric disorders


July 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that victims of sexual abuse, regardless of gender or age when the abuse occurred, are more likely to suffer from multiple psychiatric disorders. ... Read more...

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3 gene mutations hold the key to suicidal behaviour


June 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Mutations in three genes could predispose people to suicidal behaviour, found a study study by a team of Spanish researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital and Columbia University in ... Read more...

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Low IQ scores linked to increased suicide attempts in men


June 4th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 04 (ANI): A new study has found that low IQ scores in early adulthood are linked to an increased risk of attempted suicide in men.A team of researchers studied the ... Read more...

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Mindy McCready Denies Suicide Attempt


May 29th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is still not clear why Mindy McCready was hospitalized on Tuesday as contradictory statements are being made by the singer and her family members. While ... Read more...

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10th Suicide in a Chinese Factory


May 27th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In the past one year, there have been 10 cases of suicide in a Chinese electronics factory referred to as Foxconn. The company is the ... Read more...

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One year, 10 suicides in Chinese electronics factory


May 27th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Ten people have committed suicide in a Chinese electronics factory this year, the latest being a 23-year-old who jumped off a balcony hours after the owner visited the ... Read more...

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Foxconn refutes ’sweatshop’ allegation after employee suicides


May 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, May 25 (IANS) Electronic giant Foxconn president Terry Gou has denied claims that the company is a "sweatshop" for its workers after a string of suicides by its employees. On Tuesday, ... Read more...

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CD Scam: Orissa Government warns women about getting physical with debauched boyfriends


May 14th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, May 14 (ANI): Authorities in Orissa have officially issued warnings to young women to avoid entering physical relationships with their boyfriends after a series of such incidents were converted into sex ... Read more...

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Mindy McCready Sex Tape Removed From Many Websites


April 3rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sex tapes of country singer Mindy McCready were leaked in some internet sites recently. Distributor Vivid Entertainment, which released the video could however not show any ... Read more...

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Gene mutations linked to suicide risk among depressed patients identified


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has led to the discovery of certain genetic mutations that appear to be associated with the risk of attempting suicide among individuals with depression.The mutations ... Read more...

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