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Suicide rates in girls are rising, study finds, especially in those age 10 to 14

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in in Columbus, Ohio analyzed suicide rates of US kids and teens ages 10 to 19 between 1975 and 2016 using the Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research database, run by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In that period, there were more than 85,000 suicides in kids… Read More »

'Seeing your parent drunk is tough, especially when it's your mother'

Sharon Hutchinson (62) says it took a long time for her mother to come to the realisation that she needed to quit drinking. Picture: Frank McGrath at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin ‘Seeing your parent drunk is tough, especially when it’s your mother’ Independent.ie I knew my mother was drinking from about the age of four.… Read More »

Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women who are taking feminising hormones and also taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have levels of the PrEP drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine in their blood that are about 25% lower than those in cisgender men, and levels in rectal… Read More »