Psychology & Psychiatry

Age-related racial disparity in suicide rates among US youth

New research suggests the suicide rate is roughly two times higher for black children ages 5-12 compared with white children of the same age group. The study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), appears ...

Health

Video game boosts sex health IQ and attitudes in minority teens

A videogame designed by Yale researchers to promote health and reduce risky behavior in teens improves sexual health knowledge and attitudes among minority youth, according to a new study. The findings validate the value ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is upward mobility bad for your health?

Youth from low-income families who succeed academically and socially may actually pay a price—with their health—according to a new Northwestern University study.

Neuroscience

Brain region may hold key to aging

While the search continues for the Fountain of Youth, researchers may have found the body's "fountain of aging": the brain region known as the hypothalamus. For the first time, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ...

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