Medicine & TechnologyThe American Psychiatric Association applauds CDC for including mental health conditions, such as mood disorders, in the list of factors that could cause severe COVID-19, saying that this will save more lives.
Initial analysis of medical evidence suggests that most perpetrators of mass shootings had mental illnesses that were unmedicated and untreated. Researchers noted that mental illness does not cause most mass shootings.
A study led by a UW-Madison veterinary medicine professor found evidence of Bartonella infection from the bacteria associated with cat-scratch among patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.
A team of Swedish researchers conducted a body swapping experiment to see how people's perception of self could change. They observed that body swapping with a friend could cause people to have impaired memory about themselves.
Studies had shown that there is a tendency for people to be left-handed when they have a slender featured facial profile with an overbite structure of the jaw. Most likely, linking studies also show that these group of people are prone to TB and Psychosis disorders.
Smokers need to seriously take the warning, no matter how passé it already sounds. Aside from lung disease, diabetes, and cancer, smokers are also likely to develop schizophrenia, a recent study confirms.
While the number of HIV-infected people have gone down over the years, and massive information campaigns have been carried out all over the world to curb the spread of the cure-less disease, figures have shown that HIV-AIDs are more prevalent in mentally-ill people.