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Medical News Today: What is the link between HPV and HIV?  MNT · 7 hours
HPV and HIV are both sexually transmitted infections caused by viruses. They are separate conditions with different symptoms, treatments, and preventions. A person with HIV may... more
Crohn's disease and pregnancy  MNT · 10 hours
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: Crohn's disease and pregnancy  MNT · 10 hours
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. more
New study finds bias against women and girls when intellectual ability is sought  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new study finds bias against both women and girls for jobs or activities requiring intellectual ability. The research underscores the pervasiveness... more
Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant Women  NPR · 12 hours
To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren't included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety... more
Medical News Today: What to know about genital herpes  MNT · 12 hours
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It can cause blisters and sores around the genitals and anus, but it may cause no symptoms. This article provides an overview of... more
Females prefer city frogs' tunes  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Urban sophistication has real sex appeal -- at least if you're a Central American amphibian. Male frogs in cities are more attractive to females than their forest-frog counterparts, according to a new study. more
Frog sex in the city: Urban tungara frogs are sexier than forest frogs  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
By 2050, almost 70 percent of the world's population will live in urban environments, according to the United Nations. But as cities... more
Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
The Congolese doctor who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war on Monday called for... more
How to Survive the 'Game of Thrones,' According to Science  LIVE SCIENCE · 18 hours
If you want to survive the "Game of Thrones," it pays to be noble, female and flexible about the concept of loyalty. more
Nobel Peace winner: international action on sex abuse needed  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
Nadia Murad, the Iraqi woman who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for her activism against sexual violence in wartime, says she wants world leaders to translate sympathy for the... more
Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 2 days
One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the... more
Obesity intervention needed before pregnancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
Gender bias sways how we perceive competence in faces  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Faces that are seen as competent are also perceived as more masculine, according to new research. more
UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency's leadership is "in crisis" and says it should consider whether its top official must go more
Medical News Today: 10 ways to boost libido  MNT · 4 days
Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we... more
Sexual subcultures are collateral damage in Tumblr's ban on adult content  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The social networking and microblogging site Tumblr announced on Monday that from December 17 it will no longer host adult content on its platform. The Washington... more
Surgical choices may have long-term impact on quality of life for breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Even as more young women with breast cancer opt to have mastectomies, many experience a persistent decline in their sexual... more
Why Tumblr's ban on adult content is bad for LGBTQ youth  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
As of Dec. 17, Tumblr will no longer allow "adult content," defined as that which shows "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples, and any content —including... more
Study forces a rethink on population history of Ibiza  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Otago researchers have discovered a rare case of genetic population discontinuity on the Mediterranean Island of Ibiza. Essentially, the original genetic signature of the founding female population, handed down through... more
Google moves to curb gender bias in translation  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Google said Thursday it was tweaking its translation application with the goal of reducing gender bias. more
Hysterectomy linked to memory deficit in an animal model  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The non-pregnant uterus is commonly assumed to be an unimportant organ. One third of American women have a hysterectomy by age 60, often before natural menopause. Researchers have found an... more
The medieval mystery of the booted man in the mud  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A mysterious male skeleton, lying face-down deep in the Thames mud, with a pair of in-situ thigh-high leather boots has been discovered by our archaeologists working on one... more
Survey finds daughters can thrive in tech even without tech savvy parents  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
As part Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code activities planned for this week, TechGirlz shared findings from a new survey of... more
Hormones help endangered frogs get in the mood to mate in world-first program  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a world first, reproductive biologists at the University of Wollongong (UOW) have successfully applied hormones topically to the abdomens of northern... more
New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
New research from the University of Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
Postmenopausal women who experience tooth loss more likely to develop high blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a recent... more
Study expands knowledge about sexuality and gender gaps in political attitudes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith Worthen, has published a new study in the journal, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, on sexuality and gender gaps in... more
30 years of experimental evolution results in a new sex chromosome  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers report new findings of an experimental evolutionary project that ran for 30 years on the genomic mechanisms of sex determination in swordtail fish. more
Duration of infertility in men may affect sperm count  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A longer duration of infertility in men was associated with lower sperm count and other parameters of impaired sperm, according to a recent study. Also, older age and higher body... more
Lengthy time to conception and fertility treatment might affect child's asthma risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Children whose parents take more than a year to get pregnant and who use fertility treatment may be at heightened risk of developing asthma,... more
Radiocarbon re-dating of contact-era Iroquoian history in northeastern North America  Science Magazine · 6 days
A time frame for late Iroquoian prehistory is firmly established on the basis of the presence/absence of European trade goods and other archeological indicators. However, independent dating evidence... more
Rift Valley fever virus induces fetal demise in Sprague-Dawley rats through direct placental infection  Science Magazine · 6 days
Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) infections in pregnant livestock cause high rates of fetal demise; miscarriage in pregnant women has... more
Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Previous studies have demonstrated that fetal malnutrition can lead to adult chronic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. A new... more
First baby born via uterus transplant from a deceased donor  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Currently, uterus donation is only available for women with family members who are willing to donate. With live donors in short supply, the new technique might help to... more
30 years of experimental evolution results in a new sex chromosome  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
On 3 December 2018, the laboratory of Professor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz published new findings of an experimental evolutionary project that ran for 30 years... more
Reproductive cycle may provide new window into Alzheimer’s disease risk among women  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Female mice destined to develop Alzheimer’s-like pathology and related cognitive impairments display a unique pattern of fluctuation in sex hormones during the ovarian cycle,... more
Pregnancy in adolescence linked to increased risks of complications in young mothers  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Pregnancy in adolescence has been linked with increased risks of mortality and life-threatening complications in young mothers and their newborn babies. New research suggests... more
Op-ed | Expanding space security options through gender perspectives  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
A Space Force without the complementary effort of diplomacy and confidence building would be a recipe for incalculable... more
The Lancet study: First baby born following uterus transplantation from deceased donor  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Currently, uterus donation is only available for women with family members who are willing to donate. With live donors in short supply, the new... more
Sex-specific effects of DHEA on bone mineral density and body composition  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Women 55 and older have an increased risk of bone and muscle loss but therapy with the hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help prevent bone loss and... more
Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Think back to health class and picture a sperm. It's got a smooth rounded head, with a long skinny tail at the end, right? As it... more
Mothers whose responses to infants' facial cues increase report stronger bonds with babies  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study examines whether pregnancy changes mothers' neural sensitivity to infants' facial cues, and whether such changes affect mother-infant bonding. The... more
High cost of infidelity for swift parrots  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Scientists have found a chronic shortage of females in a critically endangered parrot species has led to love triangles, sneaky sex on the side, increased fighting between males and fewer babies. more
Older women who suffer tooth loss more likely to develop high blood pressure  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A study indicates that postmenopausal women who experience tooth loss are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure. more
Innovative DNA recovery techniques could help victims catch rapists in Kenya  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A huge global health challenge is physical and sexual violence against women and girls, affecting more than one third of all women globally. more
Study counts the high cost of infidelity for swift parrots  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Scientists at ANU have found a chronic shortage of females in a critically endangered parrot species has led to love triangles, sneaky sex on the side, increased fighting... more
Women have been written out of science history – time to put them back  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Can you name a female scientist from history? Chances are you are shouting out Marie Curie. The twice Nobel Prize-winning... more
Postmenopausal women who suffer tooth loss are at higher risk of hypertension  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension indicates that postmenopausal women who have experienced tooth loss are at higher risk of developing... more
Study finds women in hospital medicine to face major obstacles during pregnancy and work  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles during pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work, prompting a discussion about gender... more
Prenatal exposure to chemicals in personal care products may speed puberty in girls  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Girls exposed to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products before birth may hit puberty earlier, according... more
Casual sex among young adults can be a source of intimacy, study says  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Casual sex among emerging adults can be a source of intimacy, and often is, according to a new study conducted by an... more
A Mediterranean diet in pregnancy is associated with lower risk of accelerated growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Over 2,700 women and their children participated in this study that highlights the benefits of a healthy diet. more
People who prefer casual sex still desire intimacy: study  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Casual sex among emerging adults can be a source of intimacy, and often is, according to a new study conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers including Binghamton University faculty... more
Mediterranean diet in pregnancy linked to lower risk of having children with accelerated growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The Mediterranean diet is characterised by a high content of fruits, vegetables, olive oil, legumes and nuts. This healthy diet... more
The more male gorillas look after young, the more young they're likely to have  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Paternal care – where fathers care for their children – is rare among mammals (that is, animals which give birth... more
A bastard seal from the past reveals the potential for human hybrids  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Almost 90 years ago on a freezing January morning, the keepers of the Stockholm Zoo in Sweden discovered a dead seal pup in their... more
Inactivating genes can boost crop genetic diversity  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers from CIRAD and INRA recently showed that inactivating a gene, RECQ4, leads to a three-fold increase in recombination in crops such as rice, pea and tomato. The gene inhibits the exchange of genetic... more
Fox, 'Cosmos' Producers Investigate Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Host Neil deGrasse Tyson  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
The Fox Broadcasting Company and the producers of the science-based series "Cosmos," are investigating host Neil deGrasse Tyson following claims of sexual misconduct by... more
Fox, 'Cosmos' Producers Investigate Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Host Neil deGrasse Tyson  SPACE.COM · 1 week
The Fox Broadcasting Company and the producers of the science-based series "Cosmos," are investigating host Neil deGrasse Tyson following claims of sexual misconduct by... more
Cancer drug may help treat human papillomavirus infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Preclinical experiments suggest the cancer drugs vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat might be repurposed to treat infections caused by human papillomaviruses, or HPVs. Highly efficacious vaccines against HPV infection exist -- including the... more
Bigger brains are smarter, but not by much  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Using a large dataset and controlling for a variety of factors, including sex, age, height, socioeconomic status, and genetic ancestry, scientists found that people with larger brains rated higher on measures of... more
Transmission of gut bacteria from mother to baby is impacted in cesarean-born children  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have... more
Jumping Spider Mothers Secrete Milk-Like Substance to Feed Their Offspring  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of scientists in China has discovered that females of a species of ant-mimicking jumping... more
WATCH: Men might soon use this gel for birth control  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The National Institutes of Health recently funded a study to see if a topical gel for men could prevent pregnancy, potentially giving couples who don't want children a... more
Altered microbiome after caesarean section impacts baby's immune system  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have observed that, during a natural vaginal birth, specific bacteria from the mother's gut are passed on to the baby and stimulate the baby's immune responses. This transmission is... more
Responding to sexual violence in schools: What can educators learn?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As news about alleged gang sexual assault at St. Michael's College in Toronto dominated headlines in Canada and even globally in the past two weeks, some parents and... more
Warty hammer orchids are sexual deceivers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Orchids are famed for their beautiful and alluring flowers – and the great lengths to which people will go to experience them in the wild. Among Australian orchids, evocative names such as The Butterfly Orchid, The... more
Earliest UK estimates of children affected in the womb by alcohol intake during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A report published on 30 November 2018 in Preventive Medicine reveals that a stunning 17 percent of children could possibly... more
Fruit flies can transmit their sexual preferences culturally  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from the CNRS and Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier (UT3) report that fruit flies possess the cognitive capacity to culturally transmit their sexual preferences across generations. The study, published on... more
Pregnancy losses may increase risk of cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Women who experience pregnancy loss and do not go on to have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke, compared with women who have only... more
Women’s intentions and attitude matter when it comes to using contraception  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new Veterans Affairs study adds to the evidence that women's intentions around becoming pregnant don't fully explain whether and how they use contraception. Rather, their... more
Study: Women with history of sexual trauma have clear preferences in obstetric care  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
One in five women in the United States will experience sexual trauma, yet no evidence-based guidelines exist to treat these women during... more
New York hospitals to repay victims charged for rape kits  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Six New York hospitals have agreed to repay sexual assault victims who were illegally charged as much as $3,000 for rape examinations that should've been billed to the... more
More pregnant women are using meth and opioids, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy increased substantially over the last decade in the United States, a new study finds. And a disproportionate rise occurred in rural counties. more
When it comes to using birth control, both intention and attitude matter  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study adds to the evidence that women's intentions around becoming pregnant don't fully explain whether and how they use contraception. Rather, their... more
Mammal-like milk provisioning and parental care discovered in jumping spider  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers report milk provisioning in Toxeus magnus (Araneae: Salticidae), a jumping spider that mimics ants. Milk provisioning in T. magnus involves a specialized organ over an extended period,... more
Toolbox for studying the existence of animal cultures  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Fruit flies possess all of the cognitive capacities needed to culturally transmit their sexual preferences across generations, according to researchers. Their study provides the first experimental toolbox for studying the existence of... more
Even if doing a good job, women CEOs more likely to be fired  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Women CEOs are much more likely than male CEOs to be dismissed, even when the women are performing well, according to research... more
Cultural flies: Conformist social learning in fruitflies predicts long-lasting mate-choice traditions  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Despite theoretical justification for the evolution of animal culture, empirical evidence for it beyond mammals and birds remains scant, and we still know little about the... more
Medical News Today: Why you cannot get HIV from kissing  MNT · 2 weeks
There are many myths surrounding the transmission of HIV. A person can only transmit HIV through certain bodily fluids, including blood and semen. HIV is not present in... more
Stone tools linked to ancient human ancestors in Arabia have surprisingly recent date  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Beginning more than 1.5 million years ago, early humans made stone handaxes in a style known as the Acheulean - the longest... more
Infertile snails have recovered along the Norwegian coast  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The environmental pollutant TBT can mimic hormones to the extent that it sterilizes female snails and make them grow non-functional penises and vas deferens. But for the first time since monitoring started... more
Stone tools linked to ancient human ancestors in Arabia have surprisingly recent date  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Beginning more than 1.5 million years ago, early humans made stone hand axes in a style known as the Acheulean—the longest lasting... more
Women build less effective professional networks than men as they underestimate self-worth  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study reveals that it is not only exclusion by men, but also self-imposed barriers including hesitation and gendered modesty that prevent women... more
Researchers reveal link between job titles and gender equality  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (MPI) have revealed a link between role nouns (e.g. job titles) in gendered languages and gender equality. The study, which examined whether... more
Mechanism safeguarding unique epigenome of oocytes and maternal fertility  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In mammals, females have a limited supply of oocytes. Oocytes have a unique epigenome with approximately half the DNA methylation of sperm, and the most terminally differentiated somatic cells. Until... more
Neanderthals and Humans Were Hooking Up Way More Than Anyone Thought  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Way more sex happened between Neanderthals and the ancestors of modern humans across Europe and Asia than scientists originally thought, a new study finds. more
Scientists create mini-placenta's to study early stages of pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have used organoid culture techniques to create a cellular model of the early stages of the placenta. more
“Placental organoids” could be the future of pregnancy and conception research say researchers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have successfully managed to develop “mini placentas” or placenta organoids in the laboratories that could transform research of pregnancy, conception, stillbirth,... more
Gel formulation of a new male contraceptive on trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding a clinical trial to see the safety and effectiveness of a new male contraceptive that would be available in gel formulation. more
UA receives grant to provide sexual assault nurse examiners training  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Western Region Public Health Training Center at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, in collaboration with the UA College of Nursing,... more
Link between job titles and gender equality  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have revealed a link between role-nouns (e.g. job titles) in gendered languages and gender equality. The study, which examined whether the masculine form in the plural in German is understood as gender-neutral or... more
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