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Study reveals dual effects of new osteoporosis therapy on bone tissue  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Sclerostin is a protein produced by osteocytes in the bone that inhibits bone formation. A recent analysis of results from a clinical trial reveals the beneficial... more
New review shows a clear gap in understanding of cancer in LGBTI adolescents  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
A new systemic review of the literature has shown a clear gap in the understanding of cancer in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender... more
Study discusses beneficial effects of antibody therapy that targets sclerostin  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Sclerostin is a protein produced by osteocytes in the bone that inhibits bone formation. A recent analysis of results from a clinical trial reveals the beneficial effects of... more
New model could help find new cancer drugs, speed up traffic, combat disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A new mathematical model of the structure of networks could help find new cancer drugs, speed up traffic flow and combat sexually... more
Puppy love: Choosing the perfect pooch poses challenges similar to dating  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A psychologists who study relationship choice have found that when it comes to picking a canine companion, what people say they want in a dog isn't... more
Levanluhta jewellery links Finland to a European exchange network  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
The Levänluhta water burial site, dating back to the Iron Age (300-800 CE), is one of Finland's most famous archaeological sites. Nearly one hundred individuals, mainly women or children, were... more
Finding missing network links could help develop new drugs, stop disease, ease traffic  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
A new mathematical model of the structure of networks could help find new cancer drugs, speed up traffic flow and combat sexually... more
Puppy love: Choosing the perfect pooch poses challenges similar to dating  PHYS.ORG · 24 hours
Psychologists at Indiana University who study how people pick their spouses have turned their attention to another important relationship: choosing a canine companion. more
Researchers identify genes linked to sex differentiation in giant Amazon fish  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Brazilian and German scientists have completed a collaborative project to sequence and analyze the whole genome of Arapaima gigas, a giant freshwater fish known in Brazil... more
Sex plays major role in Alzheimer's disease risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease is the apolipoprotein E type 4 allele (ApoE ε4). Research presented by Manish Paranjpe at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear... more
Long-term cryopreservation of semen does not affect future clinical outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Despite a time limit imposed in many countries on the freeze-storage of sperm, a new study from China has found that the long-term cryopreservation of semen in a... more
Medical News Today: What to know about a cut on the penis  MNT · 1 day
The thin skin around the penis is prone to cuts and tears. Causes of a cut on the penis can include friction, scratching, and... more
Sperm Can Survive Microgravity, but Don’t Expect Any Space Babies Soon  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Frozen sperm didn’t seem fazed by several loop the loops in an aerobatic plane, but that’s a far cry from showing that they would make a... more
Medical News Today: What to know about friction burns on the penis  MNT · 2 days
Friction burns on the penis can cause red, swollen skin in the affected area. They can occur due to vigorous sexual activity or tight... more
Attempted Whale Shark Mating Caught on Camera for the First Time in History  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Nobody knows how whale sharks have sex, but these world-first aerial photos provide some big clues. more
Study explores 'rainbow wave' and identity gaps in LGBTQ liberal political perspectives  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A University of Oklahoma study explores the so-called 'rainbow wave' of LGBTQ voters that emerged during the Trump presidency. Specifically, the study examines sexual,... more
Black men in same sex relationships seek church, internet, for support  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Black men who have sex with men, or BMSM, have been the subject of much research focused on health disparities in HIV occurrence, stigma and mental... more
Human sperm retains its complete viability within different gravitational conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Zillionaires like Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who see the 'colonization' of space as an answer to the Earth's ever threatened resources will be reassured to learn that human... more
France may let lesbian couples use in-vitro fertilization  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The French government is drafting legislation to give single women and lesbian couples access to assisted reproduction in France instead of having to seek it abroad more
FDA approves new drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vyleesi (bremelanotide) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. more
France looks at assisted reproduction for lesbian couples  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The French government is drafting legislation to give single women and lesbian couples access to assisted reproduction in France instead of having to seek it abroad more
Foodie calls: Dating for a free meal (rather than a relationship)  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
New psychology research reveals 23-33% of women in an online study say they've engaged in a 'foodie call,' where they set up a date for a... more
Parasites ruin some finches’ songs by chewing through the birds’ beaks  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
Parasitic fly larvae damage the beaks of Galápagos finches, changing their mating songs and possibly causing females to pick males of a different species. more
No more fear of police: South Australia is close to fully decriminalising sex work  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
South Australia is a crucial step closer to becoming one of few places in the world to decriminalize sex work. more
More public and industry engagement, earlier intervention needed to prevent child sexual offending online  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A new report involving over 2,000 experts in online child sex offending has made strong recommendations on how to better... more
Foodie calls: Dating for a free meal (rather than a relationship)  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
When it comes to getting a date, there's any number of ways people can present themselves and their interests. One of the newer phenomena is a... more
New study welcomes TGA’s decision to step back from prohibiting poppers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Young gay and bisexual men are frequent users of alkyl nitrites, or poppers, but few show signs of addiction, risky consumption habits or other psychosocial problems,... more
Mother sperm whale and baby dead in fishing net off Italy  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A mother sperm whale and its baby have died after becoming tangled in a fishing net in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Italy's western coast, an Italian... more
Biomedical bleeding may impact horseshoe crabs' spawning behavior and movement  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Horseshoe crabs that have undergone biomedical bleeding tend to reside in deeper water and approach mating beaches less often, according to a new study. more
Spiders risk everything for love  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A biology study finds that blue jays can easily spot wolf spiders engaged in their courtship rituals. The results demonstrate the powerful influence of sexual selection. more
Biomedical bleeding may impact horseshoe crabs' spawning behavior and movement  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Horseshoe crabs that have undergone biomedical bleeding tend to reside in deeper water and approach mating beaches less often, according to a new study published in The Biological... more
High postural sway increases postmenopausal women’s fracture risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Postural sway is an independent risk factor for bone fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. more
Ethnic group and gender influence patients' treatment decision-making  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Ethnic group and gender both influence patients' experiences with treatment decision-making but in different ways, according to new research led by Henry S. Perkins, MD, of the University of Texas Health Science... more
New analysis of U.S. data provides insights into workplace sexual harassment  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new Gender, Work & Organization analysis of U.S. data from 1997-2016 provides new insights into workplace sexual harassment. more
The dynamics of workplace sexual harassment in the US  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A new Gender, Work & Organization analysis of U.S. data from 1997-2016 provides new insights into workplace sexual harassment. more
Adaptive switch to sexually dimorphic movements by partner-seeking termites  Science Magazine · 7 days
How should females and males move to search for partners whose exact location is unknown? Theory predicts that the answer depends on what they know about where targets can be... more
Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 7 days
A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment more
High postural sway doubles older women's fracture risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Postural sway is an independent risk factor for bone fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a new study. Women with the highest postural sway had a two times higher fracture risk compared... more
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The UK Advertising Standards Authority has introduced a new rule in its advertising code which bans adverts which feature gender stereotypes "that are likely to cause harm, or... more
Samurai Text Tells Secrets of Sword-Fighters' 'Supernatural Powers'  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Dating back to the 17th century, the text contains knowledge passed down from a samurai who fought and won 33 duels in Japan. more
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. more
Influence of alcohol advertisements on intentions to intervene in sexual assault situations  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
College students who viewed alcohol advertisements that included objectified images of women were less likely than others to report intentions to intervene in alcohol-facilitated... more
Scientists challenge notion of binary sexuality with naming of new plant species  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have named a new plant species from the remote Outback. The description of the plant had confounded field biologists for decades because of... more
Survivors of breast cancer face increased risk of heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. However, some treatment options put these women at greater risk for a... more
Scientists challenge notion of binary sexuality with naming of new plant species  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A collaborative team of scientists from the US and Australia has named a new plant species from the remote Outback. Bucknell University biology postdoctoral... more
Female rats face sex bias too  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
In neurobiological studies, male lab animals tend to outnumber females, which are considered too hormonal. Scientists say it’s time for that myth to go. more
Researcher explores the gendered social construction of exceptionalism in early adolescence  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
"Are boys better at school than girls?" Michela Musto, a postdoctoral fellow at the Clayman Institute, asked middle school students, after observing their classrooms. Musto recently... more
Study shows persistence of gender bias by patients in the health care environment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study has shown that patients are significantly more likely to correctly identify male physicians and female nurses, demonstrating continuing gender... more
Study emphasizes need for better education to improve health care for LGBTQ  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A first-of-its-kind survey of American neurologists reveals that more than half carry the mistaken belief that a patient's sexual orientation and gender identity have... more
Tracking life's first step: Two molecules 'awaken' brand new genome  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Within hours after fertilization, a unique genome forms from chromosomes contributed by the egg and sperm. However, this new genome is initially inactive and must be 'awakened' to... more
Tracking life's first step: Two molecules 'awaken' brand new genome  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Within hours after fertilization, a unique genome forms from chromosomes contributed by the egg and sperm. However, this new genome is initially inactive and must be "awakened" to... more
Gender pay gap shrinking for some female university presidents  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
While serious economic and societal issues continue to swirl around the gender pay gap, new research published in the INFORMS journal Organization Science shows one area where this inequality is... more
New study shows gender pay gap is still issue for airline staff  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
High-flying careers in the airline industry don't mean sky-high salaries for women, according to new research by Swansea University. more
Stonewall riots has brought attention to health care needs of LGBTQ people  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
June 28 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots -; sparked when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in New York... more
Cancer patients share survivorship story, celebrate strength and self-care  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease attacking his body. He said he also had to... more
'Power shift' needed to improve gender balance in energy research  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed. more
Power shift needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report says  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed. more
Discovery of new genetic causes of male infertility  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The man is implicated in about half of all cases of infertility. Despite the known importance of genetic factors in the non-production of sperm, only about 25% of these cases can be... more
Britain bans 'harmful' gender stereotypes from ads  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry. more
Once thought to be asexual, single-celled parasites caught in the act  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The single-celled parasite Leishmania can reproduce sexually, according to new research. The finding could pave the way towards finding genes that help the parasite cause disease. more
Medical News Today: Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause  MNT · 2 weeks
A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen... more
Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study concludes that the sexual selection hypothesis was the main reason for the high rates of infanticide among a community of chimpanzees in Uganda. more
Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Research conducted by the University of Kent has suggested that the sexual selection hypothesis for infanticide may be the key driver for the high rate of infant killings among a community of... more
Pre-qualifying education and training helps health workers tackle gender-based violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Gender-based violence (GBV) could be tackled more effectively by giving healthcare students wider and more practical education and training in identifying and responding to the 'warning signs' presented... more
New statistical formulas for assigning sex to fossils  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The CENIEH researcher Adrián Pablos is co-author of a paper which offers a methodology for assigning the sex to fossils of Homo sapiens and opens up the possibility of applying it to... more
Study confirms role of genetics in determining menopause age and familial longevity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
If you're wondering why you entered menopause earlier or later than other women, blame your mother. That's because numerous studies have confirmed the role... more
Giving more practical education to prequalifying healthcare students may tackle gender-based violence  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Gender-based violence could be tackled more effectively by giving healthcare students wider and more practical education and training in identifying and responding to the... more
Does porn affect a women's experiences with a man?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research has explored the association between pornography and intimate partner experiences among heterosexual women. The results reveal that there is a complex relationship between the two. more
Woman's lawsuit alleges sex assault by UCLA gynecologist  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles, has sued the university's regents, the doctor and 20 other parties more
The Wikipedia gender gap  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a recent study, researchers interviewed women 'Wikipedians' to examine the lack of female and non-binary editors in Wikipedia. more
The Wikipedia gender gap  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Wikipedia is one of the most successful online communities in history, yet it struggles to attract and retain editors who are women—another example of the gender gap online. In a recent University of Washington study, researchers interviewed women "Wikipedians" to... more
Genetics play strong role in determining age of menopause and overall longevity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
If you're wondering why you entered menopause earlier or later than other women, blame your mother. That's because numerous studies have confirmed the role... more
Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, stroke, and diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Vitamin D and estrogen have already shown well-documented results in improving bone health in women. A new study suggests that this same combination could... more
Woman sues over alleged sex assault by UCLA gynecologist  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles, has sued the university's regents, the doctor and 20 other... more
Driving divergence: Evolved lice show sign of speciation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Biologists drove the divergence of different-sized feather lice from a single population. In four years, the evolved lice had trouble mating with each other -- a sign of speciation. more
Trump administration rule would undo health care protections for LGBTQ patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion.... more
Gender goals could ensure diversity on corporate boards  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
After years of raising awareness about the beneficial impacts of women's presence on corporate boards of directors, fewer than 20 percent of such seats are filled by women. more
Study: Underweight boys and overweight girls have increased risk of depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The results of a large community-based study have shown that the probability of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents with high, low, or normal body... more
New survey asks secondary students about their sexual behavior and knowledge of STIs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Sexually active Australian secondary students tend to engage in responsible sexual behavior but there is still room to improve knowledge and education... more
The Latest: UCLA did not report sexual assault post on Yelp  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A UCLA Health spokeswoman confirms the hospital system was aware of a Yelp post alleging a sexual assault by a former gynecologist but failed to act more
Medical News Today: What causes penis skin to peel?  MNT · 2 weeks
Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes of penis skin peeling and how to... more
Woman alleges 2008 sexual assault by UCLA gynecologist  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A Los Angeles County woman alleges she was sexually assaulted by former UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexual battery on two other women more
The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A Los Angeles County woman alleges she was sexually assaulted by former UCLA gynecologist in 2008_11 years before he was arrested in two other sexual abuse cases more
Sex, lice and videotape  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A few years ago, Scott Villa of Emory University had a problem. Then a graduate student at the University of Utah, he was stumped with an issue never addressed in school: How does one film lice having sex? more
Research reveals gaps in the girls' knowledge and absence of support during puberty  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study led by Marni Sommer, DrPH, RN, associate professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, examined girls'... more
Strong family and school connections help prevent transgender youth from substance use  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Strong family and school connections are helping prevent transgender youth from smoking cigarettes and using marijuana, even among those targeted by violence. more
Gender differences in manifestation of diseases lead to poorer diagnosis and treatment in women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The work, published by the Esteve Foundation, reveals that gender differences in the manifestation of the diseases result in poorer... more
The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients more
In romantic relationships, people do indeed have a 'type'  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers show that people do indeed have a 'type' when it comes to dating, and that despite best intentions to date outside that type -- for example, after a bad... more
The Neolithic precedents of gender inequality  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology at the University of Seville have studied the archaeological evidence of prehistoric societies in the Neolithic Period in the Iberian Peninsula from the perspective of gender. According to... more
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes
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Sex, lice and videotape
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A wake-up call on data-collecting smart beds and sleep apps
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