Reproduction
New analysis of U.S. data provides insights into workplace sexual harassment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
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 · 12 hours
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 · 13 hours
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 · 16 hours
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 · 16 hours
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
How arousal impacts physiological synchrony in relationships  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A team of researchers has examined what type of social interaction is required for people to display physiological synchrony -- mutual changes in autonomic nervous system activity. The study also looked at whether the... more
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
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 · 20 hours
Dating back to the 17th century, the text contains knowledge passed down from a samurai who fought and won 33 duels in Japan. more
Senegal shines in showcase for female tech innovation  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Barcode health cards, mobile apps for victims of violence and an online legal platform are just some of the ideas showing the direction of female digital pioneers in Africa, with Senegalese innovators... more
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. more
Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
About 1 in 10 pregnant women experience placenta abnormalities that lead to life-threatening preeclampsia (hypertension), preterm labor and fetal growth problems, but finding effective treatments to effectively prevent... more
Influence of alcohol advertisements on intentions to intervene in sexual assault situations  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
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
Suicide rates on the rise among U.S. youth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Suicide rates among teens and young adults in the United States are on the rise among both males and females, reaching their highest point in 2017, according to newly published research analyzing... more
Scientists challenge notion of binary sexuality with naming of new plant species  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
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 day
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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
"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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
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
New experimental system can rapidly assess pathogenic effects of a drug on baby's brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Pregnant women are often advised to avoid certain drugs because of potential risks to their unborn infant's growing brain cells. more
Tracking life's first step: Two molecules 'awaken' brand new genome  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
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 · 3 days
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 · 3 days
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 · 3 days
High-flying careers in the airline industry don't mean sky-high salaries for women, according to new research by Swansea University. more
Researchers conclude that EnChroma's glasses do not improve results of color-blind participants  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In Europe, 8 % of the male population and 0.5 % of the female population present a congenital anomaly in their color vision, commonly... more
Small cluster of neurons in mouse's brain are crucial to making squeaky, ultrasonic 'songs'  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers at Duke University have isolated a cluster of neurons in a mouse's brain that are crucial to making the... more
Overweight men contribute to increase in fertility problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
About 15% of couples in fertile age have experienced fertility problems. Men contribute to 50% of the cases when a couple cannot achieve the desired pregnancy. more
Elimination of vertical transmission of HCV from mothers to babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Hepatitis C virus transmission from mothers to babies could largely be prevented if Canada recommended universal screening for HCV in pregnancy, argues a commentary in CMAJ. more
Study focuses on the recurrence of developmental disorder in future pregnancies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Having a child with a developmental disorder can cause parents to worry about the outcome of further pregnancies. more
Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Peering through a spotting scope mounted on a tripod, researcher Alice Van Zoeren notices a piping plover skittering across a sandy, pebble-strewn Lake Michigan beach and hopping into a nest,... more
Novel insight could improve vaccines that protect pregnant women and newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team led by Duke Health scientists has identified a cellular process that could lead to the development of safer and more effective vaccines that protect... more
Cancer patients share survivorship story, celebrate strength and self-care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
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
Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Group protests Guam governor's plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies more
'Power shift' needed to improve gender balance in energy research  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed. more
Small cluster of neurons is off-on switch for mouse songs  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have isolated a cluster of neurons in a mouse's brain that are crucial to making the squeaky, ultrasonic 'songs' a male mouse produces when courting a potential... more
Women's pre-pregnancy obesity changes breast milk contents which can affect infant growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women's pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces changes in breast milk,... more
Study: Pregnant woman's sense of personal space expands only during third trimester  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
New research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that women undergo a significant mental as well as physical change during the late stages... more
Power shift needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report says  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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
Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A pioneering new study suggests that babies born to obese or overweight women fail to grow properly during breastfeeding. more
Breaking the code: How is a mother's immunity transferred to her baby?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A study has determined how a pregnant woman's vaccine-induced immunity is transferred to her child, which has implications for the development of more effective... more
Once thought to be asexual, single-celled parasites caught in the act  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
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
Pre-pregnancy weight affects infant growth response to breast milk  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women's pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces changes in breast milk, which can affect infant growth. more
'Safety bubble' expands during third trimester  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Women undergo a significant mental as well as physical change during the late stages of pregnancy. more
Genetic inequity towards endocrine disruptors  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Phthalates are used by industry in plastic products. Their toxic effect on the endocrine system is worrying. Indeed, the exposure of male fetuses to phthalates can have devastating consequences for the fertility. However, researchers show that phthalate susceptibility... more
Medical News Today: Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause  MNT · 7 days
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
Married US moms aim to have first baby in the spring  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Educated and married American moms are more likely to try to time their pregnancy so that they have their first baby in the spring, according to... more
Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
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
Married US moms aim to have first baby in the spring, new research shows  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Educated and married American moms are more likely to try to time their pregnancy so that they have their first... more
Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
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 · 7 days
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
Female CFOs may be better than males at preventing financial fraud  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Companies with female chief financial officers are less likely to misreport key data in financial statements, according to research from The University of Alabama. more
Living and breathing while Black: Racial profiling and other acts of violence  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Recently, Shelby McPhee, a young Black male graduate student presenting at the largest Canadian academic gathering, the 88th annual Congress of the Humanities and... more
New statistical formulas for assigning sex to fossils  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
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
NASA's Mars 2020 will blaze a trail for humans  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
When a female astronaut first sets foot on the moon in 2024, the historic moment will represent a step toward another NASA first: eventually putting humans on Mars. NASA's latest... more
NASA renames street for 'hidden' black women mathematicians  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden Figures". more
Study confirms role of genetics in determining menopause age and familial longevity  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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
Research evaluates prenatal care providers' understanding of alcohol exposure and screening practices  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
There is no amount, pattern or timing of alcohol use during pregnancy proven safe for a developing fetus. Repeat: there is no amount, pattern... more
Giving more practical education to prequalifying healthcare students may tackle gender-based violence  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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
Woman's lawsuit alleges sex assault by UCLA gynecologist  ABC NEWS · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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
NASA Unveils 'Hidden Figures Way' at Headquarters to Honor Female Space Icons  SPACE.COM · 1 week
The street outside NASA headquarters in Washington was renamed "Hidden Figures Way" today (June 12) in honor of the women who worked as "human... more
Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, stroke, and diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
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
Women caught in a pickle by their own immune systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A team of scientists is presenting a new hypothesis to explain why there are differences between women and men when it comes to human diseases. Called 'The Pregnancy... more
Woman sues over alleged sex assault by UCLA gynecologist  ABC NEWS · 1 week
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
Climate change benefits for giant petrels  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Giant petrels will be 'temporary' winners from the effects of climate change in the Antarctic region -- but males and females will benefit in very different ways, a new study shows. more
Sodium chloride on the surface of Europa  Science Magazine · 1 week
The potential habitability of Europa’s subsurface ocean depends on its chemical composition, which may be reflected in that of Europa’s geologically young surface. Investigations using Galileo Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer data led to the prevailing... more
Driving divergence: Evolved lice show sign of speciation  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
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
The brains of birds synchronize when they sing duets  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
When a male or female white-browed sparrow-weaver begins its song, its partner joins in at a certain time. They duet with each other by singing in turn and precisely in... more
Gender goals could ensure diversity on corporate boards  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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
Monogamous fish found to show pessimistic bias when separated from mate  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A team of researchers at the University of Burgundy has found that a certain type of monogamous female fish exhibits a pessimistic bias when separated from... more
Rare 'Ectopic Breast Tissue' Caused a Woman to Lactate from Her Vulva  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Women can experience some odd body changes after pregnancy, but for one mother in Austria, those changes were particularly unusual. more
Climate change benefits for giant petrels  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Giant petrels will be "temporary" winners from the effects of climate change in the Antarctic region—but males and females will benefit in very different ways, a new study shows. more
Study: Underweight boys and overweight girls have increased risk of depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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
Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Missouri's top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy more
The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor  ABC NEWS · 1 week
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
Iron may not improve fertility  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study finds that there is no consistent association between consuming iron and becoming pregnant. more
Secondhand horror: Indirect predator odor triggers reproductive changes in bank voles  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Reproducing in a fearful world is tricky. How do rodents get information of prevailing risk of death, and how do they respond to the information? A... more
Sex, lice and videotape  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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 · 1 week
A study led by Marni Sommer, DrPH, RN, associate professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, examined girls'... more
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes
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Sex, lice and videotape
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In review of 100 best-selling picture books, female protagonists are largely invisible
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A wake-up call on data-collecting smart beds and sleep apps
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