Tag Archives: mental illness

Autism Rate Doubles in US to One in 45 Kids: Survey

Autism Rate Doubles in US to One in 45 Kids: Survey

  Miami, United States – Autism affects one in 45 children in the United States, almost twice the rate from a few years ago, said a survey Friday that uses a ...

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Sizing Up Schizophrenics: Database Unravels Mystery

Sizing Up Schizophrenics: Database Unravels Mystery

  Manila, Philippines – Bright lights, fuzzy images, unexplained voices, and other strange sounds; alcohol-fueled or drug-induced conditions? Far from any or both of these.    Chances are, persons experiencing these ...

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Sick in Winter but Healthy in Summer? Blame Your Genes

Sick in Winter but Healthy in Summer? Blame Your Genes

  Paris, France – Nearly a quarter of our genes change how active they are according to the season, which may explain why people are more prone to illness in winter rather than ...

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Teenage Suicide: A Major Problem Worldwide

Teenage Suicide: A Major Problem Worldwide

  TEEN TRIBUNE – Over 800,000 people die due to suicide every year and there are many more who attempt suicide. Hence, many millions of people are affected or experience suicide ...

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Canada to Digitally Track Mental Health of Troops

Canada to Digitally Track Mental Health of Troops

  OTTAWA, November 7, 2014 (AFP) – The Canadian military will soon start digitally tracking the mental health of its personnel with new software, the defense ministry said Friday, following a string of ...

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Sisa Awards Honors the Best of Philippine Media

Sisa Awards Honors the Best of Philippine Media

  REVIVED after a four-year hiatus, the Sisa Media Awards of the Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA) honors anew the nation’s best media products that foster mental health and promote education ...

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Genetic Causes of Schizophrenia are Multiple: Study

Genetic Causes of Schizophrenia are Multiple: Study

  PARIS, January 22, 2014 (AFP) – Schizophrenia is caused by a large number of rare genetic mutations rather than a few, easily-identifiable faulty genes, said scientists who compiled the ...

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