Monthly Archives: September 2013

Vancouver mayor and police chief say ‘alarming trend’ of violent attacks signals mental health crisis

Vancouver mayor and police chief say ‘alarming trend’ of violent attacks signals mental health crisis VANCOUVER – The provincial government may need to create an institution for severely mentally ill people with a propensity for violence, but it still needs … Continue reading

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Tennessee. An estimated 900 men, women and children commit suicide each year in our state — more people than are lost to homicide, AIDS or drunken driving. Suicide … Continue reading

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Inner ear disorders ‘linked to hyperactivity ‘

Inner ear disorders ‘linked to hyperactivity ‘ But scientists have observed that children and teenagers with inner-ear disorders – especially those that affect hearing and balance – often have behavioural problems. However, no causal link has been found. The researchers … Continue reading

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Sleep ‘boosts brain cell numbers’

Sleep ‘boosts brain cell numbers’ Scientists believe they have discovered a new reason why we need to sleep – it replenishes a type of brain cell. Sleep ramps up the production of cells that go on to make an insulating … Continue reading

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