A study published in the May 2018 issue of Preventive Medicine shows that African Americans and Latinos are significantly more likely to experience serious depression than Whites.
Dr. Josefina Card’s NIMHD-funded project takes evidence-based interventions for HIV/AIDS prevention and places them at the fingertips of those who need it most.
Accepting Funding Applications: Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S.
Introducing HDPulse - NIMHD’s New Online Health Disparities Resource
When It Comes to Your Health, Location Matters
Massachusetts study found that two air pollutants decreased significantly between 2003–2010, but racial and ethnic disparities in exposure remained.More
Finding the Signs of Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African American Men
Compared with other racial and ethnic groups, African American men have higher risks of developing prostate cancer, developing it at a younger age, and having a more aggressive form of the disease. What causes this disparity, and how can it be reduced?More
Yup’ik Communities Turn to Indigenous Knowledge to Prevent Risk for Youth Suicide and Alcohol Abuse
Culture plays a substantial role in reducing disparities among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations; experts acknowledge culture’s critical importance to intervention success and sustainability.More
Improving Diversity in Basic Biomedical Research
Fostering a diverse and inclusive future workforce has long been a key priority for NIGMS. The Institute strongly believes that incorporating a full range of perspectives, skills, and experiences will benefit the biomedical research enterprise—and our society as a whole.More
“Insights” on Simulation Modeling and Systems Science, New Research Funding Opportunity
NIMHD is leading a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): Simulation Modeling and Systems Science (SMSS) to Address Health Disparities. To learn more about SMSS and this new funding opportunity, NIMHD Program Officer Dr. Xinzhi Zhang addresses a few questions for the Insights blog.More
Breastfeeding Disparities in African American Women
Some say the best things in life are free…but are they really? Well, when it comes to providing our babies with the best nutrition ever, breastfeeding is not only economical, but it has positive health effects for both baby and mom.More