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Growing up in poverty doubles diagnoses of psychosis-spectrum illnesses like schizophrenia, study says

New York, May 13 (IBNS): Being raised in impoverished urban neighbourhoods more than doubles the average person’s chances of developing a psychosis-spectrum disorder by middle adulthood. These are the striking findings of a new study by Concordia and University of California, Davis researchers involving nearly 4,000 families monitored over 30 years.

Poverty increases risk of non-communicable diseases in lower income countries

New York, Apr 6 (IBNS): Poverty increases the risk of death and disability from non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes in low- and middle-income countries, a new systematic review shows.