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Men with Low IQ Nine Times More Likely Suicide

by on Jun.04, 2010, under Uncategorized

manSomeone who has suicidal feelings in general, depression is triggered by factors that can not be controlled. And a recent study found that men who have low IQ nine times more prone to commit suicide.

Previous studies have found that among young men who tried to commit suicide has been linked with intelligence level or the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is lower.

From the analysis based on Sweden's 1.1 million people's lives, found that there was a link between low IQ and suicide attempts.

Low level of intelligence which is expected to play a significant role in the attempted suicide. These researchers noted in a report published online in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) June 3, 2010 edition.

In the new study, researchers at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, examined the medical records of men born between 1950 and 1976. The men are known to have never experienced the physical and mental exams for 24 years.

“1.6 percent of men from 17 736 participants reported data had been rushed to hospital for attempted suicide,” says Finn Rasmussen, a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, as reported from MSN.
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Higher Education Can Prevent SENILE

by on Jun.04, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

pikun1Symptoms of dementia such as memory loss will be reduced in people who take higher education. Spending the time to read, explore and prepare for the exam book has physical benefits when old.

This study strengthens previous research has shown that higher education can help provide protection or against end-stage symptoms of an illness on the person.

In conducting this study, researchers from the University of Gothenburg analyze spinal fluid in patients to examine whether there were signs of dementia in the brain.

“We wanted to investigate how education can have an impact on a disease or the early stages of dementia. Based on this study, patients with higher education levels, able to tolerate more disease in the brain and prevent dementia,” said Dr. Sindre Rolstad, a psychologist Sweden, as quoted from Dailymail.

The study also found high-educated patients who have no risk of dementia showed signs of a better neural function in the brain, compared with lower educated people.

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