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Peripheral Inflammatory Biomarkers vs. Suicide Risk in Major Depression (2024 Study)

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is not just a mental health concern; it’s a complex interplay of psychological, environmental, and biological factors, where the most tragic outcome can be suicide. Recent research has unveiled a potential link between the immune system’s inflammatory response and the increased risk of suicide among those suffering from MDD. By examining …

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Circadian Rhythm Disruption vs. Major Depression & Suicide Risk (2024 Study)

Circadian rhythms, the natural cycles of physiological and behavioral processes occurring within a 24-hour period, play a crucial role in our overall well-being. Recent research highlights the significant impact of these rhythms on the severity of major depressive disorder (MDD) and, crucially, on the intensity of suicidal ideation among those affected. A new study analyzed …

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Genetics Predict Suicide Risk in U.S. Army Soldiers (2024 Polygenic Analysis)

Suicide remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with its prevention a top priority for both public health initiatives and individual care strategies. Recent research in the US Army offers new insights into the genetic underpinnings of suicide attempts, suggesting that polygenic risk scores (PRS) could become a valuable tool in identifying individuals at risk. …

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