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Suicide rates spike during the week of the full Moon says a US study

The research, which was published in the journal Discover Mental Health, revealed that the risk of suicide mortality increased significantly after age 55. The correlation between ambient light and body clocks and suicide was discovered by psychiatrists at Indiana University School of Medicine. According to a recent study, suicide deaths rise with the full moon. […]

U.S. life expectancy falls to decades lowest level

According to recent CDC data, life expectancy in the United States fell once more in 2021 after dropping historically in 2020, to its lowest level in decades. The average American could anticipate living till the age of 76 in 2021, down from 77 in 2020 and 79 in 2019. This represents the largest 2-year fall […]

The human brain is not built to stay up past midnight

The researchers looked at empirical evidence from earlier studies on sleep and its impacts on cognition and functioning. Scientists claim that the human body and mind behave in a certain way at specific times of the day and follow a circadian clock. A new hypothesis was presented this year in Frontiers in Network Physiology, which […]

Women who fear pregnancy request empathy from medical professionals

Although there are no data for the United States, up to 14 percent of women worldwide are estimated to be tokophobic. The abnormal fear of childbearing known as tokophobia is different from the normal concerns some women may have about giving birth or being pregnant. The disorder can interfere with daily life, making it difficult […]

At-home Ketamine therapy is a safe and effective way to alleviate symptoms associated with mental health

The results, recently published in the¬†Journal of Affective Disorders, suggest that an at-home approach using ketamine tablets that dissolve under the tongue rather than intravenous (IV) infusion or intramuscular injection could make ketamine therapy more accessible. Several sessions of at-home ketamine therapy supported by telehealth are a safe and effective way to treat moderate to […]

A healthy diet drastically cuts Depression

Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows. Depression is a widespread mental health issue that affects roughly 300 million people globally each year. It is a substantial risk factor for suicide, the largest cause of […]

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