Latest LGBT topics in medicine Stories

2011-12-15 17:35:37

Gay men are able to lead healthier, less stress-filled lives when states offer legal protections to same-sex couples.

2011-05-17 00:00:28

A new study from the Family Acceptance Project links anti-gay victimization in middle and high school with a variety of health and mental health problems, including increased risks of suicide attempts and HIV/AIDS. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2011 Critical new research has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth who experience high levels of school victimization in middle and high school report impaired health and mental health in young adulthood, including...

2010-12-06 14:58:54

For the first time, researchers have established a clear link between accepting family attitudes and behaviors towards their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and significantly decreased risk and better overall health in adulthood.

2010-12-06 00:00:36

“…our findings that family acceptance protects against suicidal thoughts and behaviors, depression and substance abuse offer a gateway to hope for LGBT youth and families that struggle with how to balance deeply held religious and personal values with love for their LGBT children…” Dr.

2009-08-19 07:56:00

Editorial is a Call to Action for Clinicians BOSTON, Aug.

2008-10-20 12:00:32

Aetna (NYSE:AET) and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) today announced that Aetna is the first health benefits company in the U.S. to link its online provider directory -- DocFind(R) -- to GLMA's growing online database of more than 1,200 health care providers.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.