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Why some doctors would still call Meghan Markle's pregnancy 'geriatric'
ABC NEWS The Duchess of Sussex is expecting her first child at age 37. 3 hours
Knowledge of sex differences in lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in diagnosis, management
NEWS MEDICAL The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to... 5 hours
Organic food may protect against cancers finds study
NEWS MEDICAL The study published this week in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reports that people who consume more organic foods are at a lower overall risk of developing cancer... 7 hours
Research offers new hope to men who received childhood cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have discovered a way to grow human stem cells destined to become mature sperm in an effort to provide fertility options later in life to... 9 hours
More than just anatomy: Sex differences in lower urinary tract
SCIENCE DAILY The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to the cellular level in order to discover crucial information about... 16 hours
Study shows potential positive impact of group prenatal care on birth outcomes
NEWS MEDICAL A recent retrospective matched cohort study of more than 9,000 pregnant women found that women who received group prenatal care had a significantly lower... 18 hours
When fathers exercise, children are healthier, even as adults
SCIENCE DAILY Most parents know that the diet and exercise habits of a pregnant woman impacts the health of her baby, but little is known about how a father's health choices are... 22 hours
Study finds foot-binding was driven by economics, not sex and beauty
PHYS.ORG Depending on whom you ask, foot-binding was everything from a bizarre cultural fetish that placed male ideas of beauty ahead of women's health and well-being to... 23 hours
Primary care doctors ‘not doing enough’ to curb STDs
NEWS MEDICAL Julie Lopez, 21, has been tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases since she was a teenager. But when Lopez first asked her primary care doctor about screening, he reacted with... 1 day
Giant study links DNA variants to same-sex behavior
Science Magazine People who reported having at least one same-sex partner more likely to share certain genetic markers 2 days
PTSD symptoms improve when patient chooses form of treatment
SCIENCE DAILY A new study is the first large-scale trial of hundreds of PTSD patients, including veterans and survivors of sexual assault, to measure whether patient preference in the course of treatment... 2 days
Why some cancers affect only young women
SCIENCE DAILY Among several forms of pancreatic cancer, one of them affects specifically women, often young, even though the pancreas is an organ with little exposure to sex hormones. This pancreatic cancer, known as 'mucinous cyst,'... 2 days
DNA differences are linked to having same-sex sexual partners
SCIENCE-NEWS Genetic differences are associated with choosing same-sex partners in both men and women. 3 days
Despite talk of equality, women bosses still rare in the US
PHYS.ORG This year was touted as the year of women in politics in the United States, but in the business world, female bosses remain few and far... 3 days
USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims
ABC NEWS The University of Southern California says it will pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist 4 days
Female chimpanzees know which males are most likely to kill their babies
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers examined the behavior of female chimpanzees in the Budongo Forest, Uganda, where chimpanzees (at least in the study community) are particularly prone to... 4 days
Study shows gender preferences differ more in countries that are more affluent and gender equal
PHYS.ORG A pair of researchers, one with the University of Bonn, the other the University of California, has found... 4 days
Finger length can predict sexuality in women say researchers
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the Psychology department of Essex University have made claims that take us back to medieval ages of palmistry and predictions but could have a biological basis. 4 days
Study finds why pregnant women in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan prefer cesarean delivery
NEWS MEDICAL Pregnant women in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan are more likely to express preference for cesarean section... 4 days
Generation of human oogonia from induced pluripotent stem cells in vitro
Science Magazine Human in vitro gametogenesis may transform reproductive medicine. Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) have been induced into primordial germ cell–like cells (hPGCLCs); however, further differentiation to... 5 days
Assessing gender differences
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Relationship of gender differences in preferences to economic development and gender equality
Science Magazine Preferences concerning time, risk, and social interactions systematically shape human behavior and contribute to differential economic and social outcomes between women and men. We... 5 days
Female chimpanzees know which males are most likely to kill their babies
PHYS.ORG Research carried out by the University of Kent sheds light on the infanticidal behaviour of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and demonstrates that females are highly... 5 days
Baby Names Show Enormous Gender Gap
LIVE SCIENCE Baby boys get aggressive names, while girls get names associated with beauty and pampering. 5 days
Hormone alters male brain networks to enhance sexual and emotional function
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have gained new insights into how the 'master regulator' of reproduction affects men's brains. 5 days
Self-lubricating condoms may help raise condom usage
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have come up with self lubricating condoms that become slippery or lubricated once they come in contact with skin. This would not only raise the pleasure factor of condom usage they feel, but... 5 days
Study finds changes in antiepileptic drug metabolism during different trimesters of pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL During pregnancy, the numerous physiological changes a woman's body undergoes can alter the way medications are metabolized, the rate at which they are cleared,... 5 days
Going to bed with your ex might not be as bad you think
SCIENCE DAILY Conventional wisdom holds that people set themselves up for even greater heartache when they jump into bed with their ex-partner after a... 6 days
Novel switching valve to receive more semen in a sex-role reversed cave insect
SCIENCE DAILY The female of a sex-role reversed cave insect species Neotrogla has evolved a switching valve to receive more semen during mating, when... 6 days
California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women 6 days
California surgeon, girlfriend face additional rape charges
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women 6 days
More charges filed against California surgeon, girlfriend
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women 6 days
The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women 6 days
Scientists Find New Biomarker Evidence for Neoproterozoic Animals
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists led by University of California, Riverside’s Professor Gordon Love has found the oldest evidence yet of... 6 days
Pupil's brain recognizes the perfect teacher
SCIENCE DAILY Human and avian youngsters learn behaviors by imitating adults. But learners are selective in who they copy, and scientists don't understand how they choose the right teacher. Young male zebra finches must learn to copy the... 6 days
Twitter releases 10 million tweets from foreign influence efforts
PHYS.ORG Twitter on Wednesday released data on foreign influence campaigns on its platform showing some 10 million tweets, mostly from Russia, dating back as far as 2009. 6 days
Study uncovers new link between neonicotinoid pesticide exposure and bumblebee decline
PHYS.ORG Adding to growing evidence that pesticide use may be contributing to the decline of many bumblebee species across North America, a new study reveals that daily... 6 days
Gestational Diabetes: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Complications
LIVE SCIENCE Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops, or is first diagnosed, during pregnancy. The condition, like other forms of diabetes, involves high blood sugar levels. 6 days
Psychopaths in business: Why sex matters
MNT A new study investigates whether psychopathic traits really do enhance your career prospects. Along the way, it uncovers an interesting sex difference. 6 days
Medical News Today: Psychopaths in business: Why sex matters
MNT A new study investigates whether psychopathic traits really do enhance your career prospects. Along the way, it uncovers an interesting sex difference. 6 days
California surgeon due in court on drug, assault charges
ABC NEWS A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women 6 days
Novel switching valve to receive more semen in a sex-role reversed cave insect
PHYS.ORG The female of a sex-role reversed cave insect species Neotrogla has evolved a switching valve to receive more semen during mating, when... 6 days
Sex or food? Decision-making in single-cell organisms
PHYS.ORG Unicellular diatoms are able to adapt their behavior to different external stimuli based on an evaluation of their own needs. This was discovered by scientists of the Friedrich Schiller University and the Max Planck... 6 days
Researchers demonstrate epigenetic memory transmission via sperm
NEWS MEDICAL A new study suggests that if the epigenetics of sperm chromosomes are altered by the environment a father experiences, then this could affect offspring’s health. 6 days
WATCH: Male breast cancer survivor shares his journey
ABC NEWS Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what everyone should know about male breast cancer and "GMA" talks to survivors as the new ABC drama "A Million Little Things" shines a light on the disease. 6 days
Paternal transmission of epigenetic memory via sperm
SCIENCE DAILY Studies of human populations and animal models suggest that a father's experiences such as diet or environmental stress can influence the health and development of his descendants. How these effects are transmitted across generations,... 6 days
Chronic sleep disruption in early adult life accelerates AD-related tau pathology
NEWS MEDICAL Lack of sleep during adolescence and early adulthood accelerates Alzheimer’s disease-related tau pathology, finds a study of male and female mice published in JNeurosci. 6 days
Study documents paternal transmission of epigenetic memory via sperm
PHYS.ORG Studies of human populations and animal models suggest that a father's experiences such as diet or environmental stress can influence the health and development of his descendants. How these effects... 6 days
Elective induction of labor at 39 weeks may be beneficial option for women and their babies
NEWS MEDICAL As the prevalence of maternal and fetal complications increases with advancing pregnancy beyond 39 weeks, induction... 6 days
New research seeks to address sex disparities in women's health
NEWS MEDICAL Traditionally many health-related research projects focused only on males, assuming that females' bodies would respond the same way to a given intervention or drug. 6 days
Researchers develop new method to address deep-seated biases in science, starting with birds
PHYS.ORG New UMBC research is helping dismantle gender and publication biases in science. A team of researchers working across disciplines has developed a... 7 days
New method to address deep-seated biases in science
SCIENCE DAILY A new statistical method that tests for equivalence, rather than difference, has a role to play in dismantling gender and publication biases in science. The authors believe the technique has broad applicability... 7 days
Improving access to behavioral health screenings for pregnant and postpartum women
NEWS MEDICAL The number one medical complication of pregnancy and childbirth for mothers is depression and/or anxiety, with one in seven women suffering from a mood disorder during... 7 days
Sex or food? Decision-making in single-cell organisms
SCIENCE DAILY Unicellular diatoms are able to adapt their behavior to different external stimuli based on an evaluation of their own needs. In experiments, Seminavis robusta diatoms directed their orientation either towards nutrient sources or mating... 7 days
Father's nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren
SCIENCE DAILY A father's exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren, according to a new study. The effect, which was not caused... 7 days
Meet Sphen and Magic, the Same-Sex Penguin Couple Raising an Egg in Captivity
LIVE SCIENCE Two male penguins are raising an egg together in Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium. 7 days
Early menopause and diabetes may reduce life expectancy
NEWS MEDICAL Only in science fiction novels can scientists predict people's lifespans. However, researchers have advanced the understanding of those risk factors that adversely affect mortality rates. 7 days
What Is Meiosis?
LIVE SCIENCE Meiosis is a specialized form of cell division that produces reproductive cells, such as plant and fungal spores, sperm and egg cells. 7 days
Do lovers always tease each other? Study shows how couples handle laughter and banter
SCIENCE DAILY How partners in a romantic relationship deal with laughter or being laughed at affects their everyday life, their relationship satisfaction... 7 days
Purdue researchers develop new chemical process to find better drug 'fits' for patients
NEWS MEDICAL When a medication doesn't "fit" the body quite right, the results can be devastating. Such is the case for thalidomide, which was... 1 week
Survey results highlight the need for better communication between patients and HCPs about bacterial vaginosis
NEWS MEDICAL According to an online survey, although healthcare providers report sharing crucial information on bacterial vaginosis with patients, the... 1 week
Birth mode may have acute effects on neurodevelopment, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Cesarean-born mice show altered patterns of cell death across the brain, exhibiting greater nerve cell death than vaginally delivered mice in at least one brain area, a finding... 1 week
New family planning app found to be as effective as modern methods
NEWS MEDICAL Early results from a first-of-its-kind study suggests that typical use of a family planning app called Dot is as effective as other modern methods... 1 week
Researchers examine SSRI use during pregnancy and major gestational malformations
NEWS MEDICAL A comprehensive new review article presents the most current understanding of the role selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors play in increased risk of multiple diverse gestational malformations and takes... 1 week
Trans teen on sharing the final steps of her transition: gender confirmation surgery
ABC NEWS This past June, Jazz Jennings underwent her gender confirmation surgery. 1 week
Does pregnant Meghan Markle need to worry about Zika? Here's what the CDC recommends
ABC NEWS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their pregnancy this morning as they kicked off their 16-day, foreign tour. 1 week
Cesarean-born mice show altered patterns of brain development, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Cesarean-born mice show altered patterns of cell death across the brain, exhibiting greater nerve cell death than vaginally delivered mice in at least one brain area, a finding... 1 week
Neck collar device may help protect the brain of female high school soccer players
NEWS MEDICAL A new study of female high school soccer players suggests that a neck collar may help protect the brain from... 1 week
Purdue drug discovery aims to find better drug 'fits,' avoid medication tragedies like thalidomide
PHYS.ORG When a medication doesn't "fit" the body quite right, the results can be devastating. Such is the case for thalidomide,... 1 week
Sponges on ancient ocean floors 100 million years before Cambrian period
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found the oldest clue yet of animal life, dating back at least 100 million years before the famous Cambrian explosion of animal fossils. 1 week
Neck device shows promise in protecting the brain of female soccer players
SCIENCE DAILY A new study of female high school soccer players suggests that a neck collar may help protect the brain from head impacts over the... 1 week
Oldest evidence for animals found
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have found the oldest clue yet of animal life, dating back at least 100 million years before the famous Cambrian explosion of animal fossils. 1 week
Teenaged girls did not engage in riskier sexual behavior after HPV vaccination introduced in school
SCIENCE DAILY Despite fears to the contrary, sexual behaviors of adolescent girls stayed the same or became safer after publicly... 1 week
Feminine leadership traits: Nice but expendable frills?
SCIENCE DAILY The first study to examine tradeoffs in masculine versus feminine leadership traits reveals that stereotypically feminine traits -- like being tolerant and cooperative -- are viewed as desirable but ultimately superfluous add-ons. Instead, both... 1 week
Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids
SCIENCE DAILY Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids -- and not necessarily only their... 1 week
Males who spend more time taking care of kids have greater reproductive success
NEWS MEDICAL Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids -- and not necessarily only their own, according... 1 week
Aussie same-sex penguin 'couple' tickled pink by foster egg
PHYS.ORG Two male penguins who have paired up as a "same-sex couple" have become so good at nesting that zookeepers in Sydney have given them a real egg to look after. 1 week
Male gorillas who babysit have five times more babies
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Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids
PHYS.ORG Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids—and not necessarily only their own, according... 1 week
Study: School-based HPV vaccination did not increase risky sexual behaviors among adolescent girls
NEWS MEDICAL Despite fears to the contrary, sexual behaviors of adolescent girls stayed the same or became safer after publicly funded school-based HPV vaccinations... 1 week
Researchers find potential treatment to halt premature labor and birth
NEWS MEDICAL Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death and disability in the U.S., and costs billions in dollars and heartache every year. Now, University of Connecticut researchers... 1 week
Study: Neurons regulating reproductive hormone release have different activity in epileptic mice
NEWS MEDICAL Mice with epilepsy have altered patterns of neuron activity in the portion of the brain that controls the reproductive endocrine system, University of Illinois... 1 week
Scotch tipped to break booze record at $1mn plus
PHYS.ORG A bottle of Scotch dating back to 1926 is tipped to set a new record in New York on Saturday for most expensive bottle of alcohol sold at auction, valued... 1 week
Purging long-forgotten online accounts: Worth the trouble?
PHYS.ORG The internet is riddled with long-forgotten accounts on social media, dating apps and various shopping sites used once or twice. Sure, you should delete all those unused logins and passwords. And eat your vegetables.... 2 weeks
Hundreds of dietary supplements are tainted with potentially harmful drugs
SCIENCE-NEWS Most dietary supplements tainted with pharmaceutical drugs were marketed for sexual enhancement, weight loss or muscle building. 2 weeks
Snapchat launches original TV shows tailored to mobile audiences
PHYS.ORG Fall is here and the curtain is going up on new TV shows, ranging from mystery stories with young female tech-savvy crime-solvers, to reality shows following the lives of emerging... 2 weeks
Mouse pups with same-sex parents born in China using stem cells and gene editing
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers were able to produce healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own.... 2 weeks
Effects of a high-fat diet may be passed on for three generations
SCIENCE DAILY A high-fat diet in female mice affects their offspring's obesity, insulin resistance and addictive-like behaviors for three generations, according to a new study. 2 weeks
Scientists use haploid stem cells to produce mice with same-sex parents
NEWS MEDICAL In a new study, Chinese researchers were able to produce healthy mouse pups with two mothers. The research involved the use of haploid embryonic stem cells. 2 weeks
Personality differences between the sexes are largest in the most gender equal countries
PHYS.ORG The self-rated personalities of men and women differ more in more gender-equal countries, according to recent research from the University of Gothenburg,... 2 weeks
New 'gag rule' may adversely impact health care of pregnant women
NEWS MEDICAL A new Texas Policy Evaluation Project study on Texas organizations receiving family planning funds finds that proposed federal guidelines restricting abortion counseling and referrals for Title... 2 weeks
Video games could influence bystander attitudes and efficacy in situations of sexual assaults
NEWS MEDICAL As recent news headlines have shown, bystanders can play a pivotal role when it comes to sexual assault and relationship violence. 2 weeks
Study reveals why females age more slowly than males
NEWS MEDICAL The aging of males and females is influenced by how they choose to invest their available energy, according to a study of fruit flies carried out at Linköping University, Sweden. 2 weeks
Japan needs gender equality
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Microglia and early brain development: An intimate journey
Science Magazine Cross-talk between the nervous and immune systems has been well described in the context of adult physiology and disease. Recent advances in our understanding of immune cell ontogeny have revealed a notable... 2 weeks
Response to Comment on "U-Th dating of carbonate crusts reveals Neandertal origin of Iberian cave art"
Science Magazine Slimak et al. challenge the reliability of our oldest (>65,000 years) U-Th dates on carbonates associated... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What to know about subchorionic bleeding
MNT Subchorionic bleeding, or a subchorionic hemorrhage, occurs when blood collects between the uterus and the gestational membranes during pregnancy. It usually resolves without medical treatment but may increase a person's... 2 weeks
Molecular link between body weight, early puberty identified
SCIENCE DAILY Becoming overweight at a young age can trigger a molecular chain reaction that leads some girls to experience puberty early, according to new research. Scientists have discovered an enzyme in the brain... 2 weeks
Mouse pups with same-sex parents born in China using stem cells and gene editing
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences were able to produce healthy mice with two mothers that went on to... 2 weeks
Reproductive strategy drives slower female aging
PHYS.ORG The aging of males and females is influenced by how they choose to invest their available energy, according to a study of fruit flies carried out at Linköping University, Sweden. The results, published in The American... 2 weeks
Male gorillas who babysit have five times more babies
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