Psychology & Psychiatry

Child abuse linked to risk of suicide in later life

Children who experience physical, sexual, and emotional abuse or neglect are at least two to three times more likely to attempt suicide in later life, according to the largest research review carried out of the topic.

HIV & AIDS

Reducing HIV risk in young transgender women

A behavioral intervention program significantly reduced the sexual risk for HIV infection among young transgender women, according to the results of a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.

Health

CDC: some sexual minorities have higher sexual risk behaviors

(HealthDay)—Bisexual females and "not sure" male students report higher prevalences for many sexual risk behaviors than heterosexual students, according to research published in the Sept. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Pediatrics

Study reveals which transgender teens have highest suicide risk

Research has shown that transgender adolescents are at greater risk for attempting suicide than cisgender teens, who identify with the gender they are assigned at birth. A new study from the University of Arizona takes a ...

Pediatrics

Intervention cuts risk for HIV in young transgender women

(HealthDay)—A culturally specific, empowerment-based, and group-delivered behavioral prevention intervention can reduce sexual risk for HIV acquisition and transmission in sexually active young transgender women (YTW), ...

Cardiology

Bisexual men have higher risk for heart disease

Bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors, finds a new study published online in the journal LGBT Health.

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