Many people with "locked-in" syndrome, in which they are conscious but completely paralysed, indicate they are happy, a finding with repercussions for assisted suicide, European doctors reported on Wednesday.
Often portrayed as pawns of male-dominated terrorist organizations, female terrorists are actually motivated by more complicated and diverse reasons, according to a Penn State researcher.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Findings could arm medical scientists with the ability to shut down many viruses at an earlier stage.
U.S. military officials should improve efforts to identify those at-risk and improve both the quality and access to behavioral health treatment in response to a sharp rise in suicide among members of nation's armed forces, ...
Adolescents who misuse alcohol and drugs are at increased risk of continued misuse well into middle age. They are also at increased risk of experiencing mental health problems, accidents, physical health problems, premature ...
Many school officials react in exactly the wrong ways when one of their students completes suicide, according to the authors of a new book.
Due to the recent economic crisis, an increase of health inequalities between socio-economic groups has been noticed in both developed and developing countries.
People who have had run-ins with the law, even if they were never jailed, show a higher risk of committing suicide, said a study released Monday.
Researchers from Rhode Island Hospital have identified a protein that plays a dual role in the liver during sepsis. The protein, known as RIP1, acts both as a "death switch" and as a pro-survival mechanism. The ability to ...
The issues of assisted death and palliative care in Canada should be discussed in the context of human rights, states a commentary published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).