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Innovative oncofertility program launched by RMA of New York and Mount Sinai Health System
NEWS MEDICAL Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, a Manhattan-based fertility center, and the Mount Sinai Health System have launched an innovative,... 4 hours
Tinder founders sue parent alleging cheating on stock options
PHYS.ORG Tinder founders and early employees filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing parent firm InterActiveCorp of cheating them out of billions of dollars by manipulating the value of stock options for the... 14 hours
Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have found a surprising new explanation of how young brains are shaped for sexual behavior later in life. 15 hours
Men still upstage women on screen—but things are getting better
PHYS.ORG Only three out of every ten characters seen in the top 50 grossing movies of 2016 were played by women. According to Conor Neville and Phyllis Anastasio of... 20 hours
Why do women get more migraines?
SCIENCE DAILY Differing levels of sex hormones, especially estrogens, may explain why many more women than men suffer from migraines. A study provides evidence that these hormones affect cell mechanisms that control responses to migraine triggers, offering a... 22 hours
Despite social development, gender attitudes chart different course globally
SCIENCE DAILY Sociologists charts three distinct transitions in gender attitudes associated with national characteristics. Gender equality has spread unevenly. 22 hours
Despite social development, gender attitudes chart different course globally
PHYS.ORG In the half century since the birth of the women's movement in the West in the 1960s, support for gender equality has spread around the globe—but in uneven ways. A... 1 day
Research illuminates how online forum may offer suicide prevention support for males
NEWS MEDICAL New research illuminates how some men and boys who are contemplating suicide are finding emotional support in an unexpected place: Reddit. 1 day
Scarlet macaw DNA points to ancient breeding operation in Southwest
SCIENCE DAILY Somewhere in the American Southwest or northern Mexico, there are probably the ruins of a scarlet macaw breeding operation dating to between 900 and 1200 C.E., according to... 1 day
Despite FDA Caution, Doctors Say Lasers May Help With Vaginal Pain And Dryness
NPR The FDA recently warned against using lasers for so-called "vaginal rejuvenation" treatments to reshape or tighten the vagina. But one kind of... 1 day
Medical News Today: Which fruits should you eat during pregnancy?
MNT Eating a healthful diet is particularly important during pregnancy. The right nutrients help the fetus to develop and grow as it should. Pregnant women should eat a variety... 2 days
Medical News Today: What is labial hypertrophy and is it normal?
MNT Each person's vagina and vulva are unique, and there is wide variation between people. Labial hypertrophy is when one or both vaginal lips, or labia, are... 2 days
Scarlet macaw DNA points to ancient breeding operation in Southwest
PHYS.ORG Somewhere in the American Southwest or northern Mexico, there are probably the ruins of a scarlet macaw breeding operation dating to between 900 and 1200 C.E., according to... 2 days
How attitudes on race, immigration, gender will affect the 2018 midterm elections
PHYS.ORG Cornell researchers are taking a new approach to understanding how voters' attitudes about immigration, race and gender influence contemporary U.S. politics. 2 days
Tdap vaccination for pregnant women does not increase risk of autism
SCIENCE DAILY A newstudy of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated with... 2 days
New intervention to reduce risk of HIV in young transgender women
NEWS MEDICAL Young transgender women who took part in an intervention to reduce HIV transmission and acquisition had a greater reduction in condomless sex acts than young transgender... 2 days
Medical News Today: What can cause cramps after menopause?
MNT Although a person's monthly periods stop after they have been through menopause, they may still sometimes experience abdominal cramping. These cramps are usually nothing serious, but can sometimes be a... 2 days
Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities have almost double the rate of repeat pregnancy
SCIENCE DAILY Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year of delivering... 2 days
There's a reason Siri, Alexa and AI are imagined as female – sexism
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Virtual assistants are increasingly popular and present in our everyday lives: literally with Alexa, Cortana, Holly, and Siri, and fictionally in films... 2 days
Despite olympic gymnastics' woes, sport is mostly positive for teen girls
PHYS.ORG The sexual assault conviction of Larry Nassar, former doctor for the USA Gymnastics Women's National Team and Michigan State University, has renewed criticism of a culture... 2 days
How homeless women have little choice but to use sex for survival
PHYS.ORG Women comprise 42% of Australia's homeless population. Not only do many women become homeless due to family violence, homelessness can expose them to further... 2 days
In the animal kingdom, what does it mean to be promiscuous?
SCIENCE-NEWS A review of hundreds of scientific studies finds that the label “promiscuous” is applied to a surprisingly wide range of mating behaviors in animals. 2 days
Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities
NEWS MEDICAL Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year of delivering... 2 days
Oxidative Stress Hampers Blood Vessel Dilation in Men
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Black male youth more fearful when visiting whiter neighborhoods
PHYS.ORG Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a new study suggests. 2 days
FDA permits marketing of first mobile medical app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application (app) that can be used... 2 days
Mentor relationships can help female athletes deal with discrimination, bullying
PHYS.ORG When female athletes have strong mentors, the relationship helps them combat issues of sexism and helps them navigate problematic behaviors, according to a study by two University of... 3 days
18 Ways Pregnancy May Change Your Body Forever
LIVE SCIENCE Pregnancy transforms the body, and some of these changes don't stop after the baby has exited the womb. 3 days
FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Annovera (segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system), which is a combined hormonal contraceptive... 4 days
App for Preventing Pregnancy Gets FDA Marketing Approval. Is It Reliable?
LIVE SCIENCE A smartphone app for preventing pregnancy has just become the first of its kind to receive marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 5 days
Medical News Today: How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?
MNT An external hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that occurs outside of the body in the veins around the anus. Caused by excess straining while passing stool, lifting heavy weights,... 5 days
How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?
MNT An external hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that occurs outside of the body in the veins around the anus. Caused by excess straining while passing stool, lifting heavy weights, and pregnancy, symptoms include bleeding, cracking,... 5 days
Gender differences at work: Relishing competence or seeking a challenge?
PHYS.ORG In Oceans 8, when Debbie Ocean is asked why she felt the need to organise a multi-million-dollar jewellery heist, she replies: "Because it's what I'm good at." 5 days
NCCN releases new treatment guidelines for rare cancers that impact women during pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has released new treatment guidelines for a group of rare cancers that impact women during pregnancy. 5 days
When moral outrage goes viral, it can come across as bullying, study finds
PHYS.ORG On social media, people can be quick to call attention to racist, sexist or unpatriotic behavior they see. But when that outcry... 5 days
Japan queries all medical schools on gender discrimination
ABC NEWS The Japanese government is investigating whether other medical schools also discriminated against female applicants following revelations that one had done so for more than a decade 5 days
Pregnant women’s use of opioids is on the rise
SCIENCE-NEWS The rate of opioid use during pregnancy more than quadrupled in 28 U.S. states, prompting physicians to call for increased screening. 6 days
'Believing you're a winner' gives men a testosterone boost and promiscuous disposition
SCIENCE DAILY New findings suggest that the male body tries to 'optimize' self-perceived improvements in social status through hormonal shifts that promote 'short-term mating.' 6 days
Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Lowers Risk of C-Section
LIVE SCIENCE Pregnant woman have long been advised to "wait it out" until 41 weeks before doctors will recommend inducing labor. But a new study suggests otherwise. 6 days
Medical News Today: Early pregnancy symptoms by days past ovulation (DPO)
MNT n most cases, people find out they are pregnant when they miss a period. Some people may notice pregnancy symptoms even before this time, though they... 6 days
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of cranberry juice?
MNT Many people consume cranberry juice for its health benefits. These include benefits for a person’s heart health, preventing infections, and better post-menopausal health. Side effects include... 6 days
Report: Jump in deliveries involving moms hooked on opioids
ABC NEWS Health officials seeing jump in opioid-using pregnant women coming to hospitals 6 days
Inducing labor at 39 weeks decreases need for cesarean section, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for... 6 days
Google Doodle Honors Mary Ross, Aerospace's 1st Native American Female Engineer
SPACE.COM Google is celebrating the accomplishments of the first known female Native American engineer, Mary G. Ross, today (Aug. 9) on the 110th anniversary of her birth. 6 days
Antidepressants are changing animal behaviour – we're using technology to find out how
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Antidepressants don't just affect human libidos. New research shows that female starlings fed food spiked with the antidepressant fluxoxetine (Prozac), were less... 6 days
Largest study yet shows type of underwear is linked to men's semen quality
SCIENCE DAILY Men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm concentrations than men who wear tighter fitting underwear, according to new research. The study... 6 days
UK watchdog fines child care company for selling data
PHYS.ORG Britain's information watchdog has fined a firm that offers advice on pregnancy and child care 140,000 pounds ($180,000) for illegally collecting and selling personal information that ended up being used... 6 days
Medical News Today: A soy-based diet could help strengthen bones
MNT According to a recent study, eating a diet that includes more soy protein could strengthen the bones of women, regardless of reproductive status. 6 days
Medical News Today: PUPPP rash treatment options
MNT A pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) rash appears as itchy red hives and swelling inside stretch marks. There are many natural treatments, including cold compresses and oatmeal. Learn more about these... 6 days
WATCH: Boxers or briefs? Largest-ever study shows boxers may beat briefs for baby-making
ABC NEWS The findings indicate that tighter underwear inhibits the production of sperm -- data that can be essential for couples experiencing unexplained male... 6 days
Electing to induce labor at 39 weeks reduces the need for C-section
NEWS MEDICAL Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for... 6 days
Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion
ABC NEWS Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis 6 days
Argentine Senate rejects historic abortion law
ABC NEWS Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis 6 days
FDA flags risks linked to improper use of ROM tests
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted women and their doctors about serious adverse events related to the improper use of tests intended as an aid in... 6 days
Study looks at boxer shorts versus underpants and sperm count
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from the Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health has shown that loose underwear such as boxers may be better for sperm counts in men... 6 days
Soy-based whole foods may have positive impact on bone strength for women
NEWS MEDICAL Osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are serious health concerns for postmenopausal women. 6 days
Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion
ABC NEWS Argentina's Senate is debating legislation that would legalize elective abortions in the first 14 months of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis 6 days
Boxers Or Briefs? Experts Disagree Over Tight Underwear's Effect On Male Fertility
NPR The jury's still out on whether underwear preference matters to male fertility, but men who wear briefs, or other tight options, were found to... 7 days
Are Tighty-Whities Bad for a Man's Sperm Count?
LIVE SCIENCE Deciding between boxers and briefs may be about more than just comfort. Men's underwear choices may affect their sperm health, a new study suggests. 7 days
Pregnancy Debate Revisited: To Induce Labor, Or Not?
NPR Young women with simple pregnancies can safely ask a doctor to induce labor, a study finds. It doesn't increase their risk of needing a C-section after all, and can even offer potential... 7 days
Sexy Sea Worms Light Up Bermuda in One-of-a-Kind Mating Ritual
LIVE SCIENCE There's a bioluminescent marine worm party off Bermuda, and everyone's invited. 7 days
Study illuminates genes behind beautiful 'glow' of Bermuda fireworms
SCIENCE DAILY A new study looks at the genes behind an incredible, luminous seasonal mating display produced by swarms of bioluminescent marine Bermuda fireworms. The new research confirms that the enzymes responsible... 7 days
Aspirational pursuit of mates in online dating markets
Science Magazine Romantic courtship is often described as taking place in a dating market where men and women compete for mates, but the detailed structure and dynamics of dating markets have historically been difficult... 7 days
Japanese medical university admits to discriminating against female applicants
Science Magazine School says it rigged admission test scores to favor men 7 days
Medical News Today: Sex after a C-section: Everything you need to know
MNT Every woman heals differently, so there no right time to begin having sex after a C-section. Doctors usually advise waiting at least 6 weeks,... 7 days
Study illuminates genes behind beautiful 'glow' of Bermuda fireworms
PHYS.ORG A new study led by researchers at the American Museum of Natural History looks at the genes behind an incredible, luminous seasonal mating display produced by swarms of bioluminescent marine... 7 days
Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates
PHYS.ORG The notion that an attractive person is "out of your league" doesn't often dissuade dating hopefuls—at least online. In fact, the majority... 7 days
Top 43 reasons why men remain single—according to Reddit
PHYS.ORG In the past, forced or arranged marriages meant that socially inept, unattractive men did not have to acquire social skills in order to find a long-term love interest. Today, men... 7 days
Female heart attack victims more likely to survive if treated by a female doctor
NEWS MEDICAL According to a major new U.S. study, women who have heart attacks are more likely to survive if they are... 1 week
Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studied
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO Zika is a mosquito borne virus that can be dangerous in pregnant women as it can cause severe congenital malformations and damage to the baby. The extent of... 1 week
Salk Institute settles two of three gender discrimination lawsuits
Science Magazine Third case still set for trial in December 1 week
Japan medical school confirms altering scores to limit women
ABC NEWS A Tokyo medical school has apologized after confirming it altered entrance exam scores to limit the number of female students and ensure more men became doctors 1 week
A scientific dating game: Biologists play RNA-protein matchmakers
SCIENCE DAILY Virtually all functions in our bodies require precise interactions between radically different types of molecules. The vast majority of the time, these encounters yield nothing, but a special few sustain life as... 1 week
Soy diets might increase women's bone strength
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers now have discovered through a new animal study that soy protein found in food might counter the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health. Moreover, the researchers believe that soy protein... 1 week
A scientific dating game—biologists play RNA-protein matchmakers
PHYS.ORG Virtually all functions in our bodies require precise interactions between radically different types of molecules. The vast majority of the time, these encounters yield nothing, but a special few sustain life as we know... 1 week
Double time limit for embryo research, say ethics experts
SCIENCE DAILY In countries which already permit embryo research, there are no 'compelling moral arguments' why the time limit for experimentation should not be doubled, say ethics experts. This could enable synthetic... 1 week
Research reveals molecular details of sperm-egg fusion
PHYS.ORG The fusion of a sperm cell with an egg cell is the very first step in the process that leads to new individuals in sexually reproducing species. Fundamental as this process may be, scientists... 1 week
Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems
ABC NEWS Researchers say the one in seven children of U.S. mothers who were infected with Zika during pregnancy developed some kind of health problem 1 week
Babies Who Seem Fine At Birth May Have Zika-Related Problems Later, Study Finds
NPR The largest study to follow women infected with Zika while they were pregnant finds about 6 percent of children had problems at... 1 week
Why has my penis gone numb?
MNT The many nerve endings in the penis make it sensitive, but several factors can cause the penis or testicles to become numb, including cycling, injury, and some medical conditions. A low testosterone level can also reduce... 1 week
Medical News Today: Why has my penis gone numb?
MNT The many nerve endings in the penis make it sensitive, but several factors can cause the penis or testicles to become numb, including cycling, injury, and some medical conditions. A... 1 week
Medical News Today: What to expect at 5 days past ovulation (DPO)
MNT Many women are not aware that they are pregnant until they have missed a period. However, some may notice signs and symptoms earlier than... 1 week
Romanian, German archeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress
PHYS.ORG Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania. 1 week
WATCH: Does a doctor's gender affect women's survival rates after a heart attack?
ABC NEWS A new study found that female patients who suffered a heart attack have a better chance of survival if they are treated... 1 week
Japan med school confirms altering scores to limit women
ABC NEWS A Tokyo medical school apologized Tuesday after an internal investigation confirmed that it systematically altered entrance exam scores for years to limit the number of female students and ensure more... 1 week
Japan med school confirms altering scores to keep out women
ABC NEWS A Tokyo medical school has confirmed it systematically altered entrance exam scores for years to keep out female applicants and ensure more men became doctors 1 week
Offspring fed with low-protein diet during pregnancy more likely to develop prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The offspring of females fed a low-protein diet during pregnancy and lactation are significantly more likely to develop prostate cancer as they... 1 week
Women more likely to survive heart attack when treated by female doctors in the ER
NEWS MEDICAL If you're having a heart attack and you're a woman, hope a female doctor greets you in the... 1 week
Study explores risk of endometrial cancer among women with postmenopausal bleeding
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WVU researchers examine safety of Suboxone use in opioid-dependent pregnant women
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Rutgers researchers receive $2.5 million NIEHS grant to study cadmium exposure in expecting mothers
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Low-protein diet during pregnancy increases prostate cancer risk in offspring, rat study shows
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Better sleep linked with family tree strength
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Women survive heart attacks better with women doctors
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Amateur Archaeologist Discovers 1,800-Year-Old Golden Ring from Rome
LIVE SCIENCE An amateur historian just unearthed a treasure that would turn any archaeologist green with envy: An ornate gold ring dating back to Roman times. 1 week
This killifish can go from egg to sex in two weeks
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Injectable trace minerals improve mineral status in beef heifers
SCIENCE DAILY In a set of recent studies, animal scientists study the effects of the injectable trace mineral Multimin®90 on reproductive performance in beef heifers. 1 week
Injectable trace minerals improve mineral status in beef heifers
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Male birds sing less to females on antidepressants
PHYS.ORG During courtship male starlings sing less to females who have been fed dilute concentrations of antidepressants, according to a new study led by the University of York. 1 week
Male birds sing less to females on antidepressants from eating worms in sewage
SCIENCE DAILY Female starlings who have ingested dilute concentrations of antidepressants while feeding on worms, maggots and flies at sewage treatment plants appear to... 1 week
There's a reason Siri, Alexa and AI are imagined as female – sexism
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Antidepressants are changing animal behaviour – we're using technology to find out how
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Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studied
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This killifish can go from egg to sex in two weeks
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Teachers play a key role in helping students feel they 'belong' at school
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Middle managers lack resources to achieve gender equity, new study shows
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