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Lung cancer linked to increased suicide risk in men

Lung cancer linked to increased suicide risk in men

The researchers found that people with lung cancer had a nine-fold increased risk of suicides, the highest compared to breast, prostate, colorectal cancer.

Depression: Symptoms, how many people are affected by or at risk from it?

Depression: Symptoms, how many people are affected by or at risk from it?

More than 300 million people around the world are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015.

I pray that you are blessed with wonderful health, says PM Narendra Modi on World Health Day

I pray that you are blessed with wonderful health, says PM Narendra Modi on World Health Day

The Prime Minister also insisted that those who are depressed must share how they feel with their loved ones, adding that 'suppression of depression is not good'. 

Kota gears up to tackle suicides by students, comes up with ceiling fans with springs, sensors

Kota gears up to tackle suicides by students, comes up with ceiling fans with springs, sensors

The NCRB in its 2014 report said at least 45 students committed suicide in Kota due to fear of failure in exams. Last year, 17 students committed suicide in Kota.

Global event, social upheaval can impact mental health'

Global event, social upheaval can impact mental health'

In the wake of reports linking demonetisation with deaths of some people in queues and few cases of suicides, psychiatrists at AIIMS on Monday said any global event or social upheaval can impact the mental health.

Rajasthan Governor expresses concern over increasing suicides

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh today said that a body should be formed to regulate coaching institutes.

Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads in Delhi, owners warn of suicides

Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads in Delhi, owners warn of suicides

The Supreme Court’s ban on plying of diesel and petrol driven taxis in Delhi took effect on Sunday, with three taxi owners warning this might lead to suicides in frustration.

Drought hits 207 districts in nine states, major steps taken

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said all farmers in the country would get soil health cards by 2017.

Metro suicides: 59 lose limbs in five years, but alert guards save over 200

 The lone earning member of his family, Patel (no first name) is among the 59 who have lost a limb or sustained other debilitating injuries while trying to kill themselves by jumping in front of a Metro train in the past five years.

Kota suicides: Coaching centres launch 24X7 helpline for distressed students

Kota suicides: Coaching centres launch 24X7 helpline for distressed students

Stung by the rising number of suicides in education hub Kota, around 40 coaching institutes have launched a 24X7 helpline to provide free counselling to the distressed students.