Psychology & Psychiatry

Research shows suicides spiking among American children

Suicides among children 12 and younger in the United States are rising at alarming rates, according to new research from New Mexico State University and the University of Toledo.

Addiction

Study: Empowering Black girls may help to reduce drug use

Black girls make up a relatively small portion of the overall drug-using population. But their health consequences are more severe than most: Reproductive issues, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections and trauma ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study: New vaginal film, MB66, is safe

While a number of topical products designed to reduce the occurrence of sexually transmitted infections have been tested with largely disappointing results, researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Alpert ...

Immunology

Follow your gut: How farms protect from childhood asthma

Asthma impacts millions of children at a young age, but children growing up on a farm have a lower risk of developing asthma than children not living on a farm. The mechanisms behind this protective farm effect on childhood ...

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