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Blood transfusions should be gender matched between donor and recipient
NEWS MEDICAL An emergency blood transfusion mandates matching of the blood types so that the donor and the recipient are compatible in their blood types. There is no other matching... 1 hour
Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause
NEWS MEDICAL Northwestern Medicine has launched a first of its kind center dedicated to providing comprehensive care to women for two often unmet areas of women's healthcare – sexual health... 4 hours
Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Many women do not follow the guidelines to prevent pregnancy for an 18-month period following bariatric surgery, University of Pittsburgh researchers examining... 6 hours
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Bad Blood? Why Transfusions from Women May Be Risky for Men
LIVE SCIENCE Getting blood from a woman who has ever been pregnant could be risky for men, a new study from the Netherlands suggests. 13 hours
Skimping on sleep may contribute to gestational diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of gestational diabetes. 15 hours
Signaling pathway may be key to why autism is more common in boys
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered sex differences in a brain signaling pathway involved in reward learning and motivation that make male mice more vulnerable... 16 hours
"Burnout culture" fuels sexism at Uber: Huffington
PHYS.ORG Uber board member Arianna Huffington blamed a "burnout culture" for fueling sexism at the world's leading smartphone-summoned ride sharing service. 16 hours
Mum takes more responsibility for the children, even in gender equal couples
PHYS.ORG The social and moral responsibility for the children lies primarily with the mother, particularly at celebrations and festive seasons, according to Kristine Warhuus Smeby. 16 hours
Opinion: What rape culture says about masculinity
PHYS.ORG The phrase "rape culture" elicits strong responses. Prominent among them are confusion, scoffs, anger and even anonymous vitriol from internet "haters." When I posted on Facebook that I was seeking pro-feminist men to participate... 17 hours
Study sheds new light on why autism is more common in boys
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers aiming to understand why autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more common in boys have discovered differences in a brain signaling pathway involved in... 17 hours
Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL The amount of time spent sleeping in the United States has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter... 1 day
Big and brilliant: complex whale behavior tied to brain size
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cetaceans -- whales and dolphins -- are among the brainiest of beings. In... 1 day
Father's diet before sex could contribute to changes in the offspring’s health, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL A new study, conducted by the University of Cincinnati (UC) biology professors Michal Polak and Joshua Benoit, suggests that a... 1 day
Women in science ask fewer questions than men, according to new research
SCIENCE DAILY Stereotypes suggest that women love to talk, with some studies even finding that women say three times as much as men. But, new research... 1 day
Women in science ask fewer questions than men, according to new research
PHYS.ORG Stereotypes suggest that women love to talk, with some studies even finding that women say three times as much as men. But, new research... 1 day
Childhood poverty, poor support may drive up pregnant woman's biological age
SCIENCE DAILY Pregnant women who had low socioeconomic status during childhood and who have poor family social support appear to prematurely age on a cellular level, potentially raising... 2 days
Stunner on birth control: Trump’s moral exemption is geared to just 2 groups
NEWS MEDICAL Few people were surprised last week when the Trump administration issued a rule to make it easier for some religious employers to... 2 days
Sleep duration may affect the integrity of sperm DNA
SCIENCE DAILY A new study found a link between sleep duration and a measure of chromosomal health in sperm. In the study of 2020 semen samples provided by 796 male volunteers from... 2 days
Study finds link between sleep duration and measure of chromosomal health in sperm
NEWS MEDICAL A new study found a link between sleep duration and a measure of chromosomal health in sperm. The findings are published in... 2 days
New study documents gender disparity in computational research publications
PHYS.ORG Women are consistently underrepresented in scientific research positions—a disparity that is particularly egregious in computational fields. 2 days
Medical News Today: Why women tend to avoid sex as they age
MNT A new study looks into the main reasons why menopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal women tend to become less sexually active as they age. 3 days
Harvey Weinstein's Retreat: Does He Really Have an Addiction?
LIVE SCIENCE Harvey Weinstein is reportedly in rehab for sex addiction, a diagnosis that doesn't formally exist and is a matter of great controversy in psychology and psychiatry. 4 days
Pals Before Gals: Young Men Prefer 'Bromance' to Romance
LIVE SCIENCE For some young heterosexual men, a "bromance," or close male friendship, is more emotionally satisfying than a romantic relationship with a woman, a new, small study from England suggests. 4 days
Atrazine alters the sex ratio in Blanchard's cricket frogs
SCIENCE DAILY A study found that Blanchard's cricket frogs are highly sensitive to atrazine. When exposed, there were up to 55 percent fewer males than females compared with the control group, indicating... 5 days
Atrazine alters the sex ration in Blanchard's cricket frogs
PHYS.ORG A study published recently in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry found that Blanchard's cricket frogs are highly sensitive to atrazine. When exposed, there were up to 55% fewer males than females... 5 days
Calcium in the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis
SCIENCE DAILY A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. 5 days
Contests for female attention turns males into better performers in fruit flies
SCIENCE DAILY Giving females an opportunity to choose the male they mate with leads to the evolution of better performing males, according to new research into... 5 days
Luring hornets: Scientists unlock sex pheromone of notorious honey bee predator
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have developed a solution for controlling the invasive Asian hornet Vespa velutina based on the insect's natural chemical mating instincts. They deciphered the sex pheromone... 5 days
Contests for female attention turns males into better performers—in fruit flies
PHYS.ORG Giving females an opportunity to choose the male they mate with leads to the evolution of better performing males, according to new research into the behaviour... 5 days
RIP Jeremy the lefty garden snail
PHYS.ORG A 'one in a million' mutant garden snail, who achieved international notoriety after a public appeal was launched to help find him a mate, has died. 5 days
Battle of the online sex crimes in high-tech S. Korea
PHYS.ORG Tony Kim has been paid to watch porn for the last six years, spending his days staring attentively at graphic videos of naked women and sexual liaisons. 5 days
Fever in first trimester of pregnancy increases risk for birth defects, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Fevers in a mother's first trimester of pregnancy increase the baby's risk for some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft... 5 days
Biology study suggests father's nutrition before sex could contribute to health of baby
SCIENCE DAILY Doctors long have stressed the importance of good nutrition for expectant mothers. Now biologists say the father's diet, too, could play a... 5 days
Advance achieved in dry preservation of mammalian sperm cells
SCIENCE DAILY In an important advance in the preservation of animal reproductive material, researchers have achieved the first successful drying and rehydration of domestic cat sperm using a rapid microwave dehydration method.... 5 days
luring hornets scientists unlock sex pheromone of notorious honey bee predator Luring hornets: Scientists unlock sex pheromone of notorious honey bee predator
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Over the past decade, Asian hornets, predatory insects with a widespread and expanding population, have invaded parts of Europe and Korea. Vespa velutina has a growing... 5 days
Biology study suggests father's nutrition before sex could contribute to health of baby
PHYS.ORG Doctors long have stressed the importance of good nutrition for expectant mothers. 5 days
Sleeping on your back during late pregnancy may cause problems for fetus
NEWS MEDICAL A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research published in The Journal... 6 days
Sleep on your side, not your back in late pregnancy
SCIENCE DAILY A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research. This is the first study to monitor unborn... 6 days
New clinical guide reveals effects of calcium in lowering postmenopausal osteoporosis risk
NEWS MEDICAL A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. 6 days
Mice delivered by C-section gain more weight than those delivered naturally
SCIENCE DAILY Mice born by cesarian section experienced dramatically greater weight gain as they matured than mice born vaginally. 6 days
Dark side of coffee cultivation in Uganda
SCIENCE DAILY New research explores unequal exchange in the coffee industry. Researchers cite a range of negative consequences that coffee cultivation contributes to, including: malaria vulnerability, decreased participation in schooling, gender inequalities, and environmental degradation in... 6 days
Are plate tectonics key to life? Maybe not, say scientists
PHYS.ORG Earlier this year, researchers announced they had found fossils of microbial life in the rocks of northern Quebec, Canada dating to at least 3.77 billion years old, making... 6 days
Looking into their computer-generated eyes—dating in virtual reality
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Online dating has been around for more than 20 years, but for the most part, the goal has been to eventually meet your new paramour face to face. Virtual reality (VR) could... 6 days
Tiny, Transparent Worm Challenges Notions About Sex
NPR Scientists have found a group of worms that haven't reproduced sexually for 18 million years. Normally that would be a recipe for quick extinction, but these little guys seem none the worse for wear. 6 days
Medical News Today: Facts about sperm health and lifespan
MNT Learn how long sperm cells are able to survive in a variety of environments outside the body, along with information about sperm health and fertility. 6 days
Research expands range in dry preservation of mammalian sperm cells
NEWS MEDICAL In a paper forthcoming in the November issue of the journal Theriogenology, a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Smithsonian Conservation... 6 days
Birth control method for men by gene editing
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Michigan State University have come closer to finding an effective method of male contraception. Men have been notorious in not choosing to be responsible of their fertility and not... 6 days
New research reveals negative consequences of coffee cultivation in Uganda
NEWS MEDICAL New research led by Kelly Austin, associate professor of sociology at Lehigh, explores unequal exchange in the coffee industry. She cites a range of negative consequences that coffee... 6 days
1st Female Space Tourist Hopes to Inspire Girls to Pursue STEM Careers
SPACE.COM At the Museum of Math in New York City Thursday (Oct. 5), U.S. entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari wowed the crowd with tales of her 10... 6 days
Epidurals don’t slow labor, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Research has demonstrated that epidural medication had no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, normal vaginal delivery rate, incidence of episiotomy, the position of the fetus at birth or any other measure... 6 days
Despite effectiveness women remain skeptical of hormones at menopause -- what's the problem?
SCIENCE DAILY Women today have more options than ever before for treating their menopause symptoms, although hormone therapy still ranks as the most effective... 6 days
Confusion about long-term treatment of osteoporosis clarified
SCIENCE DAILY Osteoporosis is a common disorder among postmenopausal women which results in an increased risk of fractures. While several therapies improve bone strength and reduce the risk of spine and hip fracture, there is no... 6 days
Once a lesbian always a lesbian, right? Or not?
SCIENCE DAILY Are people's sexual attractions likely to change as they age? That's the question at the core of an ongoing debate as to whether or not sexuality remains stable throughout a... 6 days
How serious is postmenopausal bleeding?
SCIENCE DAILY If you're postmenopausal, you shouldn't be bleeding. The very definition of menopause is having gone more than 12 months without a period. So if you're still bleeding, something is wrong. Determining the seriousness of the problem and treating... 6 days
Hormone therapy may benefit migraine sufferers without increased risk of heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY Migraine headaches are common among women, but due to various health risks can be challenging to treat in the elderly. While hormone therapy is... 6 days
Increased weight gain by C-section: Functional significance of the primordial microbiome
Science Magazine Epidemiological evidence supports a direct association between early microbiota impact—including C-section—and obesity. We performed antibiotic-free, fostered C-sections and determined the impact on the early microbiota and... 6 days
Where food is limited, guppy mothers gestate their young longer
PHYS.ORG Trinidadian guppy mamas can't swap links to maternity blogs or copies of pregnancy books, yet evolution has made them master strategists of childbearing nonetheless. A new study shows... 6 days
Advance achieved in dry preservation of mammalian sperm cells
PHYS.ORG In a paper forthcoming in the November issue of the journal Theriogenology, a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute,... 7 days
Medical News Today: Menopause may trigger Alzheimer's disease
MNT A new study looked at the metabolic changes in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal women and found potential triggers for Alzheimer's disease. 7 days
Menopause may trigger Alzheimer's disease
MNT A new study looked at the metabolic changes in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal women and found potential triggers for Alzheimer's disease. 7 days
Average wages for all workers, men and women, have increased as a result of women joining the workforce
SCIENCE DAILY Economists are continually examining the effect of the economy on women, but... 7 days
Menopause triggers metabolic changes in brain that may promote Alzheimer's
SCIENCE DAILY Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a team of scientists has shown in new research. 7 days
Simulating cetacean sex with cadaver parts offers insight into marine copulation
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A small team of researchers from Dalhousie University, the University of Massachusetts and Tufts University has learned more about the ways that cetaceans copulate by using... 7 days
New insights on seriousness of postmenopausal bleeding
NEWS MEDICAL If you're postmenopausal, you shouldn't be bleeding. The very definition of menopause is having gone more than 12 months without a period. So if you're still bleeding, something is wrong. Determining the seriousness of... 7 days
Vaginal and bladder problems impact sexual activity of postmenopausal women
NEWS MEDICAL As women age, sexual activity typically declines. But that doesn't necessarily mean they are no longer interested in sex. The problem for many is physical. A new study... 7 days
Epidural analgesics have no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL A study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, indicated that epidural analgesia had no impact... 7 days
Beyond Birth Control: 5 Conditions 'The Pill' Can Help Treat
LIVE SCIENCE Birth control medications are used for reasons that go far beyond simply preventing pregnancy. 7 days
Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies
NEWS MEDICAL The United States spends significantly more money on the delivery of health care yet experiences inferior results. Maternal and infant mortality rates... 7 days
Duke researchers unravel how fever in early pregnancy increases risk for heart, facial birth defects
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have known for decades that fevers in the first trimester of pregnancy increase risk for some heart... 1 week
Genetic discovery provides strong lead for future research on male contraception
NEWS MEDICAL When it comes to birth control, many males turn to two options: condoms or vasectomies. While the two choices are effective, both methods merely focus on... 1 week
Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk
NEWS MEDICAL Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a team from Weill Cornell Medicine and the University... 1 week
Raging Bull: First study to find link between testosterone and stock market instability
SCIENCE DAILY In the U.S. today, the majority of professional stock market traders are young males and new evidence suggests biology strongly influences their... 1 week
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Raging Bull: First study to find link between testosterone and stock market instability
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Religious beliefs alone don't motivate people to political action, study finds
PHYS.ORG Because religion often influences people's opinions on hot-button issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion, most would expect religious people to be more motivated to engage... 1 week
How fever in early pregnancy causes heart, facial birth defects
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have known for decades that fevers in the first trimester of pregnancy increase risk for some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft lip or palate.... 1 week
Mom's immune response could trigger social deficits for kids with autism
SCIENCE DAILY Children with autism are more likely to show severe social symptoms if their mother had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant, a new study reveals. 1 week
Study: Ovarian reserve tests do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception
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Research will explore biological mechanisms triggered by air pollution exposure during pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL New research will seek to understand the biological mechanisms that are triggered by exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and lead to lower birth... 1 week
Gene drives have the potential to suppress mosquito populations, but resistant mosquitoes crop up
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Sharing of science is most likely among male scientists
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Genetic advance for male birth control
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Do male fish prefer them big and colorful?
SCIENCE DAILY Male black-finned goodeid or mexcalpique fish know what they want when they pick a female to mate with; they prefer them big-bellied and as orange as possible. Interestingly, females displaying these traits... 1 week
Sharing of science is most likely among male scientists
PHYS.ORG Even though science is becoming increasingly competitive, scientists are still very willing to share their work with colleagues. This is especially true for male scientists among each other and less... 1 week
Do male fish prefer them big and colourful?
PHYS.ORG Male black-finned goodeid or mexcalpique fish know what they want when they pick a female to mate with; they prefer them big-bellied and as orange as possible. Interestingly, females displaying these traits... 1 week
Gene drives have the potential to suppress mosquito populations, but resistant mosquitoes crop up
PHYS.ORG Researchers successfully built a gene drive to reduce female fertility in the mosquito that spreads malaria, but mutations gradually arose... 1 week
The female brain reacts more strongly to prosocial behavior than the male brain, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Women are more generous than men, behavioral experiments show. Now, researchers have been able to demonstrate that female... 1 week
The female brain reacts more strongly to prosocial behavior than the male brain
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How honeybees read the waggle dance
SCIENCE DAILY Neurons that enable honeybees to sense the waggle dance -- a form of symbolic communication used by female bees to inform the hivemates about the location of a food source -- have now been investigated. 1 week
Why Sexual Assault Victims Wait to Speak Out
LIVE SCIENCE Last week, The New York Times reported that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had reached at least eight settlements with women who accused him of sexual harassment and unwanted physical contact. 1 week
The female brain reacts more strongly to prosocial behavior than the male brain
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Dads are often having fun while moms work around the house
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Medical News Today: Maternal smoking may lead to cerebral palsy in offspring
MNT Researchers have shed light on the mechanisms by which smoking before and during pregnancy could raise a child's risk of cerebral palsy. 1 week
Maternal smoking may lead to cerebral palsy in offspring
MNT Researchers have shed light on the mechanisms by which smoking before and during pregnancy could raise a child's risk of cerebral palsy. 1 week
Medical News Today: Parents tend to favor their same-sex child
MNT When it comes to spending money, mothers may favor their daughters, while fathers tend to favor their sons. These are the results of four new experiments. 2 weeks
Parents tend to favor their same-sex child
MNT When it comes to spending money, mothers may favor their daughters, while fathers tend to favor their sons. These are the results of four new experiments. 2 weeks
Preeclampsia triggered by an overdose of gene activity
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Physicists, engineers to build next-generation MRI brain scanner
PHYS.ORG Functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, has transformed our view of the brain, allowing researchers to pinpoint areas associated with everything from depression and dementia to playing chess and engaging in sex. 2 weeks
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