Tag Archives: mental illness

Your Partner Could Be Your Possible Killer: New Study

In the movie “Taking Lives” Angelina Jolie, who plays the role of a detective explains that for a serial killer, killing someone and brushing their teeth holds the equivalent significance and value. They are devoid of emotions and bear a vacancy in their heart, which is why they always turn a blind eye to plead and requests by their victims. ...

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Higher IQ in Children Causes Bipolar Disorder: New Study

All parents want their little ones to be super-brainy, cracking the crosswords like no one could and finding solutions of problems that no one can think of, in short being smart and intelligent. However, every good thing comes with a flaw, and having higher IQ also has one major one. A new study by British and American scientists have shown ...

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Function of gene in the first week of birth can reveal schizophrenia

Ever wondered how a particular gene can determine if you’ll grow up to be schizophrenic or not? A new study by scientists from Cardiff University has shown that it is indeed the case. The function of a gene called “Rosetta Stone” or commonly known as schizophrenic gene can reveal the functions of all the other genes associated with the disease. ...

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Anxiety Disorder? 6 Ways to Overcome it Yourself

Anxiety disorder is one of those feelings of wretched situations where you feel that you are in a “Catch 22” situation trying to come out of it desperately with nobody around to share your sordid state of mind. It could be debilitating but your desperation masy lead to panic sometimes. But you are not alone. According to the World Health ...

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Gene Behind Mental Illness in Women Identified, Potential for Early Treatment Likely

Mental illness in women is characterized by a specific gene that interacts with the X chromosome, found researchers paving the way for future potential research to treat psychiatric patients, whose number is on the rise owing to new isolated lifestyle. The gene identified as XIST inactivates one of the two X chromosome copies cells meant for storing genetic material, leading ...

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Creative, Genius People Slip Into Mental Illness Easily

There is a genetic link between creativity and madness or mental illness and those who are creative are prone to develop schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, said a new study reiterating one of the old beliefs in the world that geniuses have a streak of mental tweak in brain. From the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare to Van Gogh, several creative people ...

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Timely meals, early to bed can prevent onset of mental illness: Study

Time and again doctors and researchers have proved that living a structured life with regular meal times and early bedtimes can lead to a better life and the latest study adds another dimension that it can even prevent the onset of mental illness. Our daily sleep-wake cycle is governed by an internal 24-hour biological clock called the circadian clock. “However, ...

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Neuro Problems Double the Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes: Study

Everything stems from the brain and true to its key role, mental illness found in people may also lead to heart diseases, said new research findings by a team at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. Medications given to neurological disorders, unhealthy activities and access to health care are three major factors that account for the increased ...

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