Sleeping pills reduce suicidal thoughts in patients with severe insomnia

Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and particularly people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, investigators report. “If you have a patient who complains that their sleep has taken a turn for the worse then there is reason to open the door to a […]

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Anna Carteret: Juliet Bravo star’s bipolar struggle

From stripping at parties to suicidal thoughts — Juliet Bravo star’s bipolar struggle: Fearful of being stigmatised, she hid her condition for decades. Now actress Anna Carteret makes a courageous admission… Actress Anna Carteret still gets stopped in the street by fans who remember her She starred in 1980s TV show Juliet Bravo, which was a groundbreaking series  Yet she […]

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Eczema Can Be Itchy, Painful, and Embarrassing—and It Was Just Linked to Suicidal Thoughts

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin disease that affects 18 million adults (and lots of children, as well) in the United States. Ask anyone who suffers from the itchy, chronic condition and they’ll tell you it can be unpleasant at best, and debilitating at worst. Now, research published in JAMA Dermatology highlights just how much of a […]

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