Analyzing previous studies, researchers have identified the effects of individual and environmental risk factors for suicide over a person's lifespan. The risk factors, researchers report, change throughout a person's lifetime.
People with Alzheimer's disease who use antipsychotic medications have a 29% higher risk of head injury, and a 22% increased risk of TBI compared to those with the neurodegenerative disease who do not use the medications.
A $1 raise in minimum wage was associated with a drop in suicide rates of between 3.5 to 6% in people with a high school education or less. The effect, researchers say, appears to be strongest during times of high unemployment.
A new method reveals BPA levels may be more than 44 times higher in humans than previously believed.
A new study reveals the youngest children in a class are more likely than their older peers to be diagnosed with ADHD. Researchers say the problem may lie with some teachers mistakenly believing a child's immaturity compared to older classmates is actually ADHD.
Researchers report on why being born and raised in certain areas can have a dramatic impact on your life expectancy.
Researchers look at why suicide rates may be on the rise in the US, finding suicidality may be more than simply a mental health issue.
According to researchers, the adult brain may be sensitive to social and economic factors. Researchers report in middle age, better socioeconomic status is associated with more efficient brain network organization and thicker gray matter.
Following a 12 year long study, researchers have identified seven phenoclasses that can help doctors to diagnose and track the progression of bipolar disorder in patients.
A new study reports that, in contrast to data of 40 years ago, children born to older mothers today are more likely to perform better in cognitive ability tests than those born to younger mothers.