Psychology & Psychiatry

Climate change will increase deaths by suicide

Extreme heat has gripped the northern hemisphere in recent months, and the year 2018 is on track to be among the hottest ever recorded. Higher global temperatures are expected to have detrimental effects on our natural environments ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online suicide and the dark psychology of internet insult forums

Leon Jenkins was 43 when he took his own life in July 2018. He livestreamed his suicide on an internet forum where users can freely – and viciously – insult, berate, provoke and abuse each other. The idea is to make people ...

Genetics

The promise of personalized medicine is not for everyone 

Could your medical treatment one day be tailored to your DNA? That's the promise of "personalized medicine," an individualized approach that has caught the imagination of doctors and researchers over the past few years. This ...

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