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Victim-survivors of rape don't feel justice has been met, even if the accused goes to prison  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
The Scottish criminal justice process leaves those who have reported a rape or serious sexual assault... more
New light on contested identity of medieval skeleton found at Prague Castle  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Used as a propaganda tool by the Nazis and Soviets during the Second World War and Cold War, the remains of a 10th century... more
Australian men's life expectancy tops other men's  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Australian men are now living longer than any other group of males in the world, according to new research. more
Bacterial sex drives evolution of microbes to conquer and colonize the gut  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Bacterial sex drives evolution of microbes to conquer and colonize the gut. This discovery constitutes a paradigm shift and opens the possibility to design... more
Online dating is the most popular way couples meet  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Algorithms, and not friends and family, are now the go-to matchmaker for people looking for love, Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld has found. more
New evidence on contested identity of medieval skeleton found at Prague Castle  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
Used as a propaganda tool by the Nazis and Soviets during the Second World War and Cold War, the remains of a 10th century... more
Researchers unlock mysteries surrounding maternal/fetal cellular communication during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers have unlocked mysteries surrounding how a pregnant mother's cells and her fetus' cells communicate throughout pregnancy. more
Medical News Today: Can you get a yeast infection from antibiotics?  MNT · 19 hours
Taking certain antibiotics can lead to a yeast infection in the vagina. This is because the antibiotics kill bacteria that support vaginal health. Learn more here. more
Can pomegranate juice protect the infant brain?  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
In ongoing investigations, clinical researchers are exploring whether pomegranate juice intake during pregnancy can have a protective effect. more
Parasite needs chemical (lipid/nutrient) in cat intestines for sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Toxoplasma gondii is a microbial parasite that infects humans and but needs cats to complete its full life cycle. New research shows why: the sexual phase of the parasite's life... more
Scientists unlock secrets of maternal/fetal cellular communication during pregnancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Researchers have unlocked mysteries surrounding how a pregnant mother's cells and her fetus' cells communicate throughout pregnancy. With this new information, scientists can develop new non-invasive methods of monitoring and... more
Nearly 1/3 of migrants through Mexico to US experience significant violence during journey  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Almost one-third of people migrating to the US via Mexico experience physical, psychological, and/or sexual violence along the way, according to a... more
Extreme wildfires threaten to turn boreal forests from carbon sinks to carbon sources  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A research team investigated the impact of extreme fires on previously intact carbon stores by studying the soil and vegetation of the... more
Dysregulation of ectonucleotidase-mediated extracellular adenosine during postmenopausal bone loss  Science Magazine · 1 day
Adenosine and its receptors play a key role in bone homeostasis and regeneration. Extracellular adenosine is generated from CD39 and CD73 activity in the cell membrane, through conversion of adenosine... more
Nearly 1/3 of migrants through Mexico to US experience significant violence during journey  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Almost one-third of people migrating to the US via Mexico experience physical, psychological, and/or sexual violence along the way, according to a... more
The secret sex lives of stick insects  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Massey University researchers have discovered more about the sexual lives of stick insects in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. more
Women more likely to have 'typical' heart attack symptoms than men  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Women who have heart attacks experience the same key symptoms as men, quashing one of the reasons given for women receiving unequal care. The research puts... more
Repeated semen exposure promotes host resistance to infection in preclinical HIV model  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Contrary to the long-held view that semen can only act as a way to transmit HIV-1 from men to women, scientists found that frequent... more
New toolkit enhances early detection, treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The implementation of a novel quality improvement toolkit has shown to enhance early detection and treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy, according to a study led... more
Specialized psychological offense treatments linked to reductions in recidivism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A first-of-its-kind study has found that specialized psychological programs for sexual and domestic violence offenders have led to major reductions in reoffending but best results are achieved with consistent input... more
Medical News Today: Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea  MNT · 2 days
A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a... more
Medical News Today: Yeast infection after sex: What to know  MNT · 2 days
While sexual activity does not cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk of one developing by introducing new bacteria to the vagina. Learn more in this... more
Toolkit could improve detection and management of iron deficiency in pregnancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Iron deficiency in pregnancy is a common problem that often goes unrecognized and untreated due to a lack of knowledge of its implications and competing clinical... more
Pregnancy-related widening of abdominal muscles may affect 'tummy tuck' outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Especially in women who have had multiple pregnancies, widening and thinning of the abdominal muscles may contribute to problems with the outcomes of abdominoplasty ("tummy tuck") surgery, reports... more
Researcher Reconstructs Female Druid’s Face after 2,000 Years  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A researcher from the University of Dundee has recreated the head of one of Scotland’s oldest druids. Nicknamed Hilda, the... more
Football scores a health hat-trick for 55- to 70-year-old women with prediabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study shows that football is a surprisingly efficient type of physical training for female prediabetes patients, with impressive effects on cardiovascular health... more
Geneticists prove therapeutic effects of probiotics on vaginal health  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists have found strong evidence that three genes from Lactobacillus species can mediate adhesion to the vaginal epithelium. more
Lord of the flies: Competition breeds a better ejaculate  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered that male fruit flies adjust their seminal fluid depending on the levels of competition from other males. more
Freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roa  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. more
Is higher fluoride intake in pregnancy affecting kids’ IQ?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study suggests that fluoride consumption at higher levels in pregnancy could be linked to a decline in IQ by a few points in the children. Experts disagree on... more
Brief parent-targeted interventions could influence adolescent behaviors, health outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related behavior. more
Freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. more
Researchers identify compounds that influence time to sexual maturity and lifespan  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Every day, people are exposed to myriad chemicals, both natural and synthetic. Some of these compounds may affect human physical development, but testing them directly on... more
Researchers investigate curious phenomenon of 'male-killing' microbes in insects  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers at the University of Liverpool are leading a new international project to investigate the curious phenomenon of 'male-killing' microbes in insects. more
Parent-targeted interventions in primary care improve parent-teen communication on alcohol and sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related... more
Religion may play role in HPV vaccination rate for female college students  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
It's been more than a decade since a vaccine was introduced to prevent contraction of human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease in... more
Compound speeds sexual development and decline  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Every day, people are exposed to myriad chemicals both natural and synthetic, some of which may affect human physical development. Researchers have discovered nacq#1, a natural compound produced by a soil roundworm that dramatically influences time... more
Researchers discover compound that speeds sexual development and decline  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Every day, people are exposed to myriad chemicals, both natural and synthetic. Some of these compounds may affect human physical development, but testing them directly on people would be grossly... more
Binge drinking may be more damaging to women  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In a recently published study examining the effects of binge drinking on rats, researchers discovered that female rats who were of equal age and weight to male rats were more sensitive to... more
Mating behavior and movement patterns influence dynamics of animal diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists have carried out an analysis of long-term data of an outbreak of classical swine fever in wild boars in the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern that occurred... more
Scientists aim to solve 'male-killing' evolutionary puzzle in insects  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers at the University of Liverpool are leading a new international project to investigate the curious phenomenon of 'male-killing' microbes in insects. more
Two advances in understanding the role of 'charge stripes' in superconducting mate  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
High-temperature superconductors, which carry electricity with zero resistance at much higher temperatures than conventional superconducting materials, have generated a lot of excitement since their... more
Animal diseases: Mating behavior and movement patterns influence dynamics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Swine fever, rabies, bird flu—outbreaks of diseases in wildlife populations often also affect farm animals and humans. However, their causes and the dynamics of their spread are often complex and... more
A new perspective on evolution provided by fly testes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The male testes are important areas for biological innovation, as well as being a factory for sperm. In exciting new biological research a team of scientists has found that the... more
Transgender college students more likely to experience mental health problems than their peers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The largest and most comprehensive mental health survey of college students in the US reveals that students who identify as transgender, gender... more
Medical News Today: What is the G-spot, and where is it?  MNT · 6 days
Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have... more
From the tiny testes of flies, new insight into how genes arise  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A common birthplace of new genes, the male testes are a hotspot for biological innovation. Within these organs, scientists have found a trove of... more
From the tiny testes of flies, new insight into how genes arise  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In the battle of the sexes, males appear to have the innovative edge—from a genetic standpoint, at least. Scientists are finding that the testes... more
Cannibalism is common in the animal kingdom, but for humans it's the ultimate taboo  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Vulnerable spadefoot tadpoles eat their smaller competitors to speed towards toadhood as quickly as possible. Gulls and pelicans are among... more
Student reveals the face of Iron Age female druid  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A University of Dundee student has revealed the face of one of Scotland's oldest druids, believed to have been more than 60 years old when she died during the Iron... more
Hidden 'Jurassic World' of Volcanoes Uncovered in Australia  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
About 100 volcanoes dating to the Jurassic era were recently discovered buried under the basins of central Australia. more
Gender roles shape public attitudes about transgender military service, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Attitudes toward transgender people have become increasingly scrutinized during the last few years. But those attitudes intersect with actual policy most visibly in the military. more
Study finds no substantial gender differences in multitasking performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Women and men perform equally when required to switch attention between tasks or perform two tasks simultaneously, according to a new study in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Patricia... more
Simple technique to choose the sex of offspring by separating X and Y sperm  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A simple, reversible chemical treatment can segregate X-bearing sperm from Y-bearing sperm, allowing dramatic alteration of the normal 50/50 male/female... more
Study finds no harm to newborns from opioid maintenance treatment during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A new Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study found no harm to newborns from opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) during pregnancy compared with no treatment. more
Political campaigns may influence acceptance of violence against women  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
During the 2016 Presidential Election, both major party candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, ran on polarizing platforms focusing on a few central issues: immigration, medicare, social issues (i.e., abortion,... more
Does opioid maintenance treatment during pregnancy harm newborns?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study found no harm to newborns from opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) during pregnancy compared with no treatment. more
Fluid in superdeep diamonds may be from some of Earth's oldest unchanged material  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Primordial rock deep in the mantle and dating to just after Earth’s formation could yield insights about the planet’s formation and evolution more
Women close the gender gap in television coverage of Olympics  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Women in the United States may still have to contend with a shortfall in their lifetime earnings and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, but they've closed the... more
New report reveals stark gender disparity in the visual arts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
"Representation of Female Artists in Britain During 2018" by Dr. Kate McMillan seeks to identify how the role of gender affects the career of artists. more
Moderate to heavy drinking during pregnancy alters genes in newborns, mothers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies' DNA, according to a new study. more
Man's X-Ray Reveals His Penis Is Turning to Bone  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A man was diagnosed with penile ossification, a rare condition in which bone forms inside the penis. more
Thousands of Tarantulas Are About to Set Off on Their Annual Migration in Colorado  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
In southeastern Colorado, male Oklahoma brown tarantulas will soon begin their annual migration to reach the prairies where female spiders... more
The first chlamydia vaccine has passed a major test  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
A clinical trial for a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease found that the product provoked an immune response. more
Medical News Today: How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia?  MNT · 1 week
For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection. more
Medical News Today: Is it normal to have a veiny penis?  MNT · 1 week
Having a veiny penis is normal and indicates healthy blood flow. However, when unusual discharge or painful ejaculation also occur, it may point to an underlying... more
Medical News Today: What to know about forehead veins  MNT · 1 week
Forehead veins may be the result of pressure, sun exposure, or pregnancy. They do not usually require treatment. Learn more about forehead veins here. more
Birth defects associated with Zika virus infection may depend on mother's immune response  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research may help explain why Zika virus infection causes birth defects in some children but not others. The study suggests that... more
Up to half of patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with... more
Chlamydia vaccine shows promise after a successful clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A vaccine against the sexually transmitted infection (STI) chlamydia is now a substantial step closer to reality after successfully passing its Phase 1 clinical trial. more
Males of a feather flock together  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
'Birds of a feather flock together' or rather 'opposites attract'? The recently published study on male macaques in Thailand speaks for the former: Behavioral biologists and psychologists have observed that the more similar male Assamese macaques... more
Study finds that female leadership affects wage-gap and firm performance  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new paper in The Economic Journal finds that female executives decrease the wage-gap for women at the top of a firm while widening it at the bottom. more
Type 2 diabetes and sleep problems in midlife women  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Hormone changes are known to alter insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, as well as interfere with women's sleep patterns. But little was known about the association between diabetes and sleep... more
Behavioral scientists test biological principle on free-living Assamese macaques  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
"Birds of a feather flock together," or rather "opposites attract"? A recently published study on male macaques in Thailand speaks for the former: Behavioral biologists from the German Primate Centre—Leibniz... more
High hopes that Berlin zoo's panda is expecting  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Experts say they're pretty sure Berlin zoo's 6-year-old panda Meng Meng is pregnant. more
#MeToo media coverage sympathetic to but not necessarily empowering for women  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment. While the movement amplifies previously unheard voices, a Carnegie Mellon University analysis... more
Medical News Today: What does semen taste like, and can it change?  MNT · 1 week
Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it... more
Medical News Today: What to do about swollen gums  MNT · 1 week
Swollen gums can occur due to gingivitis, pregnancy, and infection. Treatment typically depends on the cause, and good oral hygiene can prevent them. Learn more here. more
Jury awards $13M to former patients of psychiatric facility  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A jury has awarded more than $13 million to three women, finding they were harmed and did not consent to sexual contact by an employee of a California psychiatric facility more
A simpler way to choose the sex of offspring by separating X and Y sperm  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A simple, reversible chemical treatment can segregate X-bearing sperm from Y-bearing sperm, allowing dramatic alteration of the normal... more
Study shows how cervicovaginal microbiome can elicit resistance to chlamydia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The vaginal microbiome is believed to protect women against Chlamydia trachomatis, the etiological agent of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in developed countries. more
A simpler way to choose the sex of offspring by separating X and Y sperm  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A simple, reversible chemical treatment can segregate X-bearing sperm from Y-bearing sperm, allowing dramatic alteration of the normal... more
Amulets of Deities, Skulls and Phalluses Found in Ancient Pompeii  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A stash of ancient amulets is seeing the light of day, now that archaeologists in Pompeii have unearthed the treasures from under a pile of ash dating to... more
Naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder during pregnancy, favorable for mom, baby  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Infants born to mothers taking naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder during pregnancy developed no signs of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) during their... more
Climate change is turning Florida's sea turtles female. How long can these species survive?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two dozen tiny leatherback turtles swam around in small tanks, attached by fishing lines to a system that kept them... more
Modern mating market values women more: Australian study  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new study by QUT researchers debunks some theories of sexual economics (and wider societal thinking) when it comes to the market value of women as they age. more
How vaginal microbiome can elicit resistance to chlamydia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The vaginal microbiome is believed to protect women against Chlamydia trachomatis, the etiological agent of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in developed countries. New research shows how the microbiome can... more
Estrogen improves Parkinson's disease symptoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Brain-selective estrogen treatment improves the symptoms of Parkinson's disease in male mice, according to new research. These findings may help explain the sex differences in Parkinson's disease and could lead to estrogen-based treatments. more
Sociologist explores the religious and racial origins of society's obsession with thinness  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
When your breakout book is reviewed by Essence, Bitch Media and Ms., you know your topic has struck a chord. That's the case with... more
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