Doctor-assisted suicide measure advances in Hawaii

The Hawaii House has approved a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to decide if they want to end their own life
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ConclusionThe present research showed that dentist in Saudi Arabia are experiencing significant level of psychological and physical hazard. Though infection control measures were well practiced among respondents, procedures for radiation protection were ignored by many. Based on the results it is noteworthy that effective strategy for lessening occupational hazards should be enhanced among dentist in Saudi Arabia.
Source: The Saudi Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 February 2019Source: Journal of Food and Drug AnalysisAuthor(s): Kiyotaka Usui, Haruka Kobayashi, Yuji Fujita, Eito Kubota, Tomoki Hanazawa, Tomohiro Yoshizawa, Yoshito Kamijo, Masato FunayamaAbstractPoisoning incidents caused by drugs, accidental ingestion of poisons, attempted suicide, homicide, and exposure to toxic compounds occur frequently every year across the globe. This raises the need to rapidly identify toxic agents in poisoned patients in a clinical emergency setting. In addition, determining drug/poison concentration is undoubtedly necessary to arrive at a toxicological tr...
Source: Journal of Food and Drug Analysis - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
ConclusionsA high prevalence of drugs of abuse was identified in a cohort of victims of violent death. Objective drug trends observed were consistent with national self-reported rehabilitation centre data and research on self-reported drug user. This study was limited by the sampling strategy, including challenges associated with obtaining consent and the rapid turnover of violent fatalities. Despite this – and to the authors’ knowledge – this study provided the first prospective post-mortem toxicological investigation into violent death in South Africa. Contextually, it highlights the need for routine an...
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Pamela Wible has collected more than 1,200 stories of fellow doctors who’ve taken their own lives.
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The figures, from King's College London, are some of the first to highlight the extent of trauma on young people's state of mental health. The large study is a 'wake-up call', researchers said.
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Cyberbullying is one of the important negative issues among adolescents and youngsters. Victims of cyberbullying perpetration have been reported to suffer many psychological and emotional problems that can lead them as far to suicide. The purpose of the pr...
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This study investigates the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), age, and sex with respect to their avatar preference in online games. The analyses comprise a subsample of n = 1817 adolescents and adults from 14 to 60 years within a representative German population-based study. Results indicate that 14 % of this sample uses avatars in online games, with significantly more males (22.6 %) than females (7.7 %) doing so. Persons with multiple ACEs (≥ 4) have a higher OR of 2.05 (95 % CI: 1.418-2.956) to use avatars in online games. Regarding avatar preference, females are more likely to play supporters...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie - Category: Child Development Tags: Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother Source Type: research
(Natural News) We all know that heading for the beach without first slathering ourselves in sunscreen (or sunblock as it’s known by many) is suicide in terms of skin cancer, right? Well actually, not right. In fact, if you are really serious about preventing skin cancer, you would be best served by avoiding sunscreen altogether....
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ConclusionsThe prevalence of depression and the rate of suicide risk for PWE in West China are high. A large TG for depression exists in PWE. Clinicians should focus on depression and suicidality for PWE and identify the related risk factors in a timely manner so as to reduce the incidence of depression and suicide. Management including public education as well as professional training of neurologists are necessary to fill the TG.
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