Celebrated Cardiologist Bongani Mayosi Dies
Celebrated Cardiologist Bongani Mayosi Dies
The 51-year-old University of Cape Town researcher had been suffering from depression, and his death has prompted reflection on being a black academic in South Africa.
Celebrated Cardiologist Bongani Mayosi Dies
Celebrated Cardiologist Bongani Mayosi Dies

The 51-year-old University of Cape Town researcher had been suffering from depression, and his death has prompted reflection on being a black academic in South Africa.

The 51-year-old University of Cape Town researcher had been suffering from depression, and his death has prompted reflection on being a black academic in South Africa.

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Anti-Vax Doctor Found Dead
Anti-Vax Doctor Found Dead
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2015
Police are calling the death of James Bradstreet, a physician who claimed vaccines cause autism and offered autism cures to patients, an apparent suicide.
A Blood-based Biomarker for Suicide?
A Blood-based Biomarker for Suicide?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 31, 2014
Epigenetic and genetic changes in the SKA2 gene are correlated with suicidal behaviors, researchers show.
Biomarkers Can Predict Suicidal Behaviors
Biomarkers Can Predict Suicidal Behaviors
Chris Palmer | Aug 20, 2013
Researchers identify six biomarkers related to stress and cell death that can increase the accuracy of predictions about future suicidal behaviors.
Disputed Research Ends in Tragedy
Disputed Research Ends in Tragedy
Dan Cossins | Mar 14, 2013
A biomedical researcher whose Nature paper was called into question was found dead in his lab.
 
JSTOR “Regretted” Fraud Case
JSTOR “Regretted” Fraud Case
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 14, 2013
After the suicide of Reddit developer Aaron Swartz, JSTOR says it regrets being involved in the federal computer fraud case against him.  
Another NFL Victim of Brain Trauma?
Jef Akst | May 3, 2012
Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau commits suicide. Is head injury-induced dementia to blame?
Suicide Gene Identified
Jef Akst | Nov 16, 2011
Researchers identify a gene that is more likely to be carried by people who are suicidal than depressed individuals who are not.