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  • SDSU researchers aim to develop intervention strategy to prevent LGBTQ youth suicide June 1, 2020 4:55 pm Medical News Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jun 1 2020 Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults, behind unintentional injury, with suicide attempts much higher among LGBTQ youth (23% to 45%) than their heterosexual and cisgender …
  • Pressure to keep up: status imbalance a major factor in stress in gay men February 29, 2020 9:19 am The Guardian The persistence of mental health hardships among gay and bisexual men, which endure even as LGBTQ people gain greater acceptance and civil rights, can be explained at least in part by the corrosive effects of status consciousness, competitiveness and …
  • Childhood eating disorders are more common than previously thought November 26, 2018 5:42 pm Daily Mail Eating disorders have increased in young children, a new study has found. Researchers say that anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating are as much as 14 times higher in adolescents than previously believed. The various disorders were found to equally affect …
  • One percent of children aged 9-10 self-identify as gay, transgender September 12, 2018 3:11 pm Medical Xpress In a study into the sexual orientation and gender identity development of thousands of youth across the nation, a San Diego State University team found that about 1 percent of 9 and 10-year old children surveyed self-identified as gay, bisexual or …
  • 'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun May 31, 2018 5:08 pm Pharmaceutical News THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 -- Where fear of skin cancer has little effect, vanity may succeed. In a new study, sun worshippers who were shown computer images of how their face would age after years of ultraviolet (UV) light exposure often decided to quit the …
  • Study sheds light on skin cancer risk behaviors April 14, 2018 4:22 am Medical Xpress Ultraviolet light exposure through tanning is the leading environmental risk factor for developing skin cancer. Credit: San Diego State University Ultraviolet (UV) light exposure through indoor and outdoor tanning is the leading environmental risk factor …
  • Study Participants Tanned Less Often after Viewing Facial... April 12, 2018 9:33 pm SF Gate - California San Diego State University (SDSU) researchers explain how using a new technology to show future aging can lead to lower skin cancer risk behaviors. The research is being presented Friday at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s (SBM’s) 39th Annual Meeting …
  • SDSU psychologist researches health issues in sexual minority men October 13, 2017 7:38 pm Daily Aztec - California A San Diego State psychology professor received two grants from the National Institutes of Health this semester to conduct research relating to health issues in the LGBTQ community. The two grants will fund two separate studies — one focusing on eating …
  • Manifesto: Instagram offers only a filtered reality for men March 18, 2017 5:02 pm Stuff LEE SUCKLING Last updated 05:00, March 19 2017 GETTY IMAGES Athleticism and power are men's strongest currencies on Instagram. Just ask Cristiano Ronaldo. OPINION: When we talk about the damage social media – particularly Instagram– is doing, it's …
  • Study of indoor tanning finds new group at risk for skin cancer January 6, 2017 4:01 pm UPI SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers at San Diego State University find non-heterosexual black male teens at risk for developing skin cancer based on indoor tanning habits. Non-heterosexual black male teens are at same risk as white female teens based on …
  • New study reveals significant use of indoor tanning among sexual-minority adolescent boys January 6, 2017 9:28 am Medical News In a new study of indoor tanning and skin cancer risk, the use of indoor tanning among non-heterosexual black male teens was found to be nearly equal to that of heterosexual white females. The study led by San Diego State University researcher Aaron …
  • Indoor tanning study reveals surprising new at-risk group for skin cancer January 6, 2017 8:05 am Medical Xpress SDSU professor Aaron Blashill's new study reveals the prevalence of non-heterosexual black male teens using indoor tanning beds. Credit: San Diego State University In a new study of indoor tanning and skin cancer risk, the use of indoor tanning among …