Last year, at least 10 million Americans contemplated taking their own life. Suicide rates are at their highest, having jumped 27 percent since 2000. Nearly three million Americans planned to commit suicide, whereas another 1.4 million attempted but were unsuccessful.… Read More
Diabetes, epilepsy, and asthma may increase the risk of suicide and self-harm. For the study, the researchers compared different psychiatric and physical disorders in England. Along with diabetes, epilepsy, and asthma, other physical illnesses associated with a higher risk… Read More
Arthritis patients have a higher prevalence of lifetime suicide attempts, according to recent research. The findings of the study revealed that one in 26 men with arthritis has attempted suicide, compared to only one in 50 men who do… Read More
Asthma and atopy is linked to an increased risk of suicide and depression in young adults. Atopy is a genetic predisposition to develop allergies. It is characterized by a heightened immune response towards allergens.
Previous research has found associations between… Read More
It may not be a bad idea to keep your eye on the cat lady who lives next to you, or pay a little extra attention if you have a pet of your own. New science is showing that women… Read More