International Day of Action for Women’s Health: Scientists find predictors of suicidal tendencies in women

International Day of Action for Women’s Health: Scientists find predictors of suicidal tendencies in women

Suicide is a leading health problem worldwide. According to a 2014 report by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. It is important to note that women are three times more susceptible than males to commit suicide.

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Regular chocolate consumption improves brain function: Study

Regular chocolate consumption improves brain function: Study

Chocolate is associated with an array of health benefits, such as in reducing body mass, warding off strokes and heart attacks, and even preventing cancer. Considering its health benefits, health practitioners today are recommending people of all age groups to consume chocolates. Now, a recent study by the University of South Australia claims that chocolate consumption helps in better functioning of the brain.

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Mental illness, bullying common among those born prematurely: Study

Mental illness, bullying common among those born prematurely: Study

Babies born prematurely are a miracle in themselves. Such children are often more special to people around them as their birth defied the laws of nature. Preterm babies generally have an extremely low birth weight (ELBW). According to a recent study, premature babies with ELBW are more likely to be bullied as children and have an increased risk for developing mental illness as adults.

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Butte County Library gives access to mentally ill

Butte County Library gives access to mentally ill

It is difficult to understand what goes in the minds of mentally ill people when they themselves don’t know about it. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately one in four adults in the United States suffers from some form of mental illness in a year.

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