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> 5/12/2008 9:15:40 AM

Medical Know How Raises Suicide Risk for Doctors - An AP story examines the relationship between suicidality and medical training. Mentioned prominently is the fact that good statistics have been hard to come by, but some researchers are pushing for greater awareness of the problem.

Tai Chi Master Studied For Power to Control Body - The Motion and Gait Analysis Laboratory recently invited an 18th-level tai chi master to come and serve as a model for human body movement. The Chinese master shocked even the researchers with his ability to generate large amounts of force with his precise movements.

Drug Addicts Can Learn How to Save Lives, Yale Researchers Find - Toward the effort of diminishing the number of fatal drug overdoses, Yale scientists have been looking at the possibility of providing naxolone to addicts in hopes that they will use the non-addictive, ER staple to save lives.

Night Club Drug Could Ease Depression: Scientists - University of Manchester doctors continue to look into the possibility that a derivative or substitute for the "club drug" ketamine could help improve depression symptoms by positively affecting the orbifrontal cortex region of the brain.

Last Stop: Battling the Draw of Suicide Bridges - Bridges and other municiple structures can often present a difficult situation for police officers and other public servants: how to deal with the sometimes large numbers of sick people who try to end their lives on these notable public edifices.

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