Reproduction
"Miracle" baby survives Ebola in Congo and rapid a new Ebola detection device  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A female baby was diagnosed with the deadly Ebola when she was only six days old. According to the health officials in... more
Regular sex associated with greater enjoyment of life in seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
A new study shows that having sexual intercourse regularly even in the senior years is the key to good health. It not only improves the feeling of wellbeing... more
Geneticists make new discovery about how a baby's sex is determined  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Medical researchers have made a new discovery about how a baby's sex is determined: it's not just about the X-Y chromosomes, but involves a 'regulator' that... more
How often pregnant women follow food avoidance strategy to prevent allergy in offspring?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Pregnant women routinely swear off alcohol and tobacco to boost their chances of having a healthy baby. What about common food allergens... more
Breast cancer protection from pregnancy begins many decades later, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In general, women who have had children have a lower risk of breast cancer compared to women who have never given birth. However, new research has... more
Women don't speak up over workplace harassment because no one hears them if they do  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
There are good reasons why those experiencing sexual harassment – particularly in the workplace – don't report it... more
Two stalagmites found in Chinese cave offer a way to improve accuracy of carbon-14 dating  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of researchers with members affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and China has found two... more
Black widow spiders dial up posture for survival and sex  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new study led by Western University's Natasha Mhatre shows that body dynamics and posture are crucial to how black widow spiders decode the important vibrations that travel... more
Geneticists discover how sex-linked disorders arise  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have discovered a regulatory gene carried on the Y chromosome that determines whether a baby will be male or female and the risk of disease. more
In California, doctors accused of sexual misconduct often get second chances  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The doctor instructed his patient to stand in front of him. He cupped her crotch and inserted his fingers into her vagina through her clothes, moving... more
Medical News Today: What to know about rectovaginal endometriosis  MNT · 3 days
Rectovaginal endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows around the rectum, vagina, and structures between them. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis here. more
Atmospheric 14C/12C changes during the last glacial period from Hulu Cave  Science Magazine · 4 days
Paired measurements of 14C/12C and 230Th ages from two Hulu Cave stalagmites complete a precise record of atmospheric 14C covering the full range of the 14C... more
Integrative functional genomic analysis of human brain development and neuropsychiatric risks  Science Magazine · 4 days
To broaden our understanding of human neurodevelopment, we profiled transcriptomic and epigenomic landscapes across brain regions and/or cell types for the entire span of prenatal and... more
Neuroscientists uncover sensory switches controlling infanticide and parental behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Many species of mammals have evolved what appear to be paradoxical behaviors towards their young. Like humans, most exhibit nurturing, protective behaviors, and in some circumstances even act as surrogate... more
Neuroscientists uncover sensory switches controlling infanticide and parental behavior  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Many species of mammals have evolved what appear to be paradoxical behaviours towards their young. Like humans, most exhibit nurturing, protective behaviours, and in some circumstances even act as surrogate... more
People with gay and lesbian acquaintances tend to support same-sex marriage  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Friendship bonds that may seem superficial at first glance could be just deep enough to produce attitude changes that help spark social transformations, according to a... more
Biologists shed new light on the diversity of natural selection  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For nearly 100 years, biologists have argued about how exactly natural selection can possibly work. If nature selects the individuals with the best genes, then why aren't all... more
UNAIDS head to quit post early following scathing report  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The head of the U.N. agency AIDS says he'll leave his post in June, an early departure date that comes a week after an independent report looking into sexual harassment... more
Study investigates attitudes toward implementation of 'sex as a biological variable' policy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In 2016, the National Institutes of Health implemented a policy which requires grant applicants to "consider sex as a biological variable" in vertebrate animal... more
A positive uptake regarding new sex-inclusion policy in biomedical research  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The good news: An increasing number of scientists are including female animals in their experimental designs and analyses for preclinical studies, as required by the National Institutes of... more
New findings throw light on natural sex selection process  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
For nearly 100 years biologists have argued about how exactly natural selection can possibly work. If nature selects the individuals with the best genes then why aren't all organisms the... more
Biologists shed new light on an old question  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
For nearly 100 years biologists have argued about how exactly natural selection can possibly work. If nature selects the individuals with the best genes then why aren't all organisms the same? What... more
Babies born in opioid withdrawal have unusually small heads  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 days
Infants born dependent on opioids had heads that were smaller than babies whose moms didn’t use the drugs during pregnancy. more
'Eavesdropping' on groupers' mating calls key to survival  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Eavesdropping on groupers mating in their natural habitats isn't creepy. In fact, it's imperative to ensuring their survival. For years, scientists have used passive acoustic monitoring techniques to study the behavior of... more
Teenage sexting: We're letting young people down by not talking about it  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Sexting among young people has become a hotly debated topic over the past few years. Over the same period, our understanding of sexting has... more
Medical News Today: What to know about high blood pressure during pregnancy  MNT · 5 days
A doctor should monitor high blood pressure (hypertension) during pregnancy to prevent complications for the mother, such as preeclampsia, and the baby. High blood... more
'Eavesdropping' on groupers' mating calls key to survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Many fish produce sounds for courtship and mating, navigation, and defending their territories. Scientists analyze these sounds to study their behavior such as reproduction. Since grouper spawning is brief and it takes... more
The eradication of the tsetse fly will boost the livestock sector in Senegal  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Tstetes flies have been eradicated in an entire region of Senegal. This victory was due to be announced by Senegal's president at... more
Sex work criminalization linked to incidences of violence finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A large new study has shown that sex work criminalization is associated with increased incidences of violence against them. Since most of the sex workers are unable to... more
Age and gender disparities found in use of bed nets to prevent malaria in sub-Saharan Africa  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
When households in sub-Saharan Africa don't have an adequate number of insecticide-treated bed nets, pregnant women... more
Brigham researchers develop automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are developing an automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation and aid in family planning. more
Medical News Today: What is female ejaculation?  MNT · 5 days
Female ejaculation is when a woman’s urethra expels fluid during orgasm or sexual arousal. This ejaculation is perfectly normal, and research suggests that it is common but that people do not often talk about... more
Transformed: The plant whose sex life fascinated Charles Darwin  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have genetically transformed the Common Primrose (Primula vulgaris) for the first time in a development that could shed light on one of the plant world's most renowned reproductive systems. more
Researchers develop smartphone-based ovulation test  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are developing an automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation and aid in family planning. Capitalizing on advancements in several areas, including microfluidics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the ubiquity of smartphones,... more
New research to examine why more men are not employed in early years education  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Currently only around 2% of the UK's Early Years Education (EYE) workforce are male—a figure that has remained stubbornly resistant... more
Transformed: the plant whose sex life fascinated Charles Darwin  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers have genetically transformed the Common Primrose (Primula vulgaris) for the first time in a development that could shed light on one of the plant world's most renowned reproductive systems. more
Calculated risk: Crickets draw mates, lethal parasites with upbeat call  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Males of many animal species have evolved extravagant signals to attract mates, but those signals also risk exposing males to predators and parasites. Researchers have generally hypothesized that... more
Practical measures to help bridge gender gap in young adults  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Assigning chores to children equally, giving them unsupervised freedom outdoors, and providing good career role models would help address workplace gender inequality, according to University of Queensland research. more
Favoring female flowers in hemp horticulture  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A UConn plant science professor working with hemp plants has developed a way to maximize the production of female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male flowers. more
Nuclear events make a flower bloom  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Flowers are the reproductive organs of a plant. Their formation depends on strict nuclear events that, if compromised, can leave the plant sterile. A new study by researchers at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology... more
New evidence that females might benefit most from a low-salt diet  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A low-salt diet may be more beneficial in lowering blood pressure in females than males, report scientists who found that while actual salt retention isn't higher... more
Low-salt diet may be more beneficial for females than males  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A low-salt diet may be more beneficial in lowering blood pressure in females than males, report scientists who found that while actual salt retention isn't higher in females,... more
Should Johannesburg Zoo's last elephant stay or go?  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
When the last African elephant at the Johannesburg Zoo lost her male companion to illness in September, some people said 39-year-old Lammie should be sent to a bigger sanctuary so she wouldn't... more
Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled... more
Medical News Today: What is the link between HPV and HIV?  MNT · 6 days
HPV and HIV are both sexually transmitted infections caused by viruses. They are separate conditions with different symptoms, treatments, and preventions. A person with HIV may... more
Crohn's disease and pregnancy  MNT · 6 days
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: Crohn's disease and pregnancy  MNT · 6 days
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. more
New study finds bias against women and girls when intellectual ability is sought  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study finds bias against both women and girls for jobs or activities requiring intellectual ability. The research underscores the pervasiveness... more
Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant Women  NPR · 6 days
To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren't included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety... more
Medical News Today: What to know about genital herpes  MNT · 6 days
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It can cause blisters and sores around the genitals and anus, but it may cause no symptoms. This article provides an overview of... more
Females prefer city frogs' tunes  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Urban sophistication has real sex appeal -- at least if you're a Central American amphibian. Male frogs in cities are more attractive to females than their forest-frog counterparts, according to a new study. more
Frog sex in the city: Urban tungara frogs are sexier than forest frogs  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
By 2050, almost 70 percent of the world's population will live in urban environments, according to the United Nations. But as cities... more
Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The Congolese doctor who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war on Monday called for... more
How to Survive the 'Game of Thrones,' According to Science  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
If you want to survive the "Game of Thrones," it pays to be noble, female and flexible about the concept of loyalty. more
Nobel Peace winner: international action on sex abuse needed  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Nadia Murad, the Iraqi woman who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for her activism against sexual violence in wartime, says she wants world leaders to translate sympathy for the... more
Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 1 week
One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the... more
Obesity intervention needed before pregnancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
Gender bias sways how we perceive competence in faces  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Faces that are seen as competent are also perceived as more masculine, according to new research. more
UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency's leadership is "in crisis" and says it should consider whether its top official must go more
Medical News Today: 10 ways to boost libido  MNT · 1 week
Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we... more
Sexual subcultures are collateral damage in Tumblr's ban on adult content  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The social networking and microblogging site Tumblr announced on Monday that from December 17 it will no longer host adult content on its platform. The Washington... more
Surgical choices may have long-term impact on quality of life for breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Even as more young women with breast cancer opt to have mastectomies, many experience a persistent decline in their sexual... more
Why Tumblr's ban on adult content is bad for LGBTQ youth  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As of Dec. 17, Tumblr will no longer allow "adult content," defined as that which shows "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples, and any content —including... more
Study forces a rethink on population history of Ibiza  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Otago researchers have discovered a rare case of genetic population discontinuity on the Mediterranean Island of Ibiza. Essentially, the original genetic signature of the founding female population, handed down through... more
Google moves to curb gender bias in translation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Google said Thursday it was tweaking its translation application with the goal of reducing gender bias. more
Hysterectomy linked to memory deficit in an animal model  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The non-pregnant uterus is commonly assumed to be an unimportant organ. One third of American women have a hysterectomy by age 60, often before natural menopause. Researchers have found an... more
The medieval mystery of the booted man in the mud  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A mysterious male skeleton, lying face-down deep in the Thames mud, with a pair of in-situ thigh-high leather boots has been discovered by our archaeologists working on one... more
Survey finds daughters can thrive in tech even without tech savvy parents  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As part Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code activities planned for this week, TechGirlz shared findings from a new survey of... more
Hormones help endangered frogs get in the mood to mate in world-first program  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a world first, reproductive biologists at the University of Wollongong (UOW) have successfully applied hormones topically to the abdomens of northern... more
New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research from the University of Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. more
Postmenopausal women who experience tooth loss more likely to develop high blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a recent... more
Study expands knowledge about sexuality and gender gaps in political attitudes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith Worthen, has published a new study in the journal, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, on sexuality and gender gaps in... more
30 years of experimental evolution results in a new sex chromosome  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers report new findings of an experimental evolutionary project that ran for 30 years on the genomic mechanisms of sex determination in swordtail fish. more
Duration of infertility in men may affect sperm count  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A longer duration of infertility in men was associated with lower sperm count and other parameters of impaired sperm, according to a recent study. Also, older age and higher body... more
Lengthy time to conception and fertility treatment might affect child's asthma risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Children whose parents take more than a year to get pregnant and who use fertility treatment may be at heightened risk of developing asthma,... more
Radiocarbon re-dating of contact-era Iroquoian history in northeastern North America  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
A time frame for late Iroquoian prehistory is firmly established on the basis of the presence/absence of European trade goods and other archeological indicators. However, independent dating evidence... more
Rift Valley fever virus induces fetal demise in Sprague-Dawley rats through direct placental infection  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) infections in pregnant livestock cause high rates of fetal demise; miscarriage in pregnant women has... more
Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Previous studies have demonstrated that fetal malnutrition can lead to adult chronic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. A new... more
First baby born via uterus transplant from a deceased donor  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Currently, uterus donation is only available for women with family members who are willing to donate. With live donors in short supply, the new technique might help to... more
30 years of experimental evolution results in a new sex chromosome  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On 3 December 2018, the laboratory of Professor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz published new findings of an experimental evolutionary project that ran for 30 years... more
Reproductive cycle may provide new window into Alzheimer’s disease risk among women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Female mice destined to develop Alzheimer’s-like pathology and related cognitive impairments display a unique pattern of fluctuation in sex hormones during the ovarian cycle,... more
Pregnancy in adolescence linked to increased risks of complications in young mothers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Pregnancy in adolescence has been linked with increased risks of mortality and life-threatening complications in young mothers and their newborn babies. New research suggests... more
Op-ed | Expanding space security options through gender perspectives  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
A Space Force without the complementary effort of diplomacy and confidence building would be a recipe for incalculable... more
The Lancet study: First baby born following uterus transplantation from deceased donor  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Currently, uterus donation is only available for women with family members who are willing to donate. With live donors in short supply, the new... more
Sex-specific effects of DHEA on bone mineral density and body composition  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Women 55 and older have an increased risk of bone and muscle loss but therapy with the hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help prevent bone loss and... more
Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Think back to health class and picture a sperm. It's got a smooth rounded head, with a long skinny tail at the end, right? As it... more
Mothers whose responses to infants' facial cues increase report stronger bonds with babies  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study examines whether pregnancy changes mothers' neural sensitivity to infants' facial cues, and whether such changes affect mother-infant bonding. The... more
High cost of infidelity for swift parrots  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have found a chronic shortage of females in a critically endangered parrot species has led to love triangles, sneaky sex on the side, increased fighting between males and fewer babies. more
Older women who suffer tooth loss more likely to develop high blood pressure  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study indicates that postmenopausal women who experience tooth loss are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure. more
Innovative DNA recovery techniques could help victims catch rapists in Kenya  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A huge global health challenge is physical and sexual violence against women and girls, affecting more than one third of all women globally. more
Study counts the high cost of infidelity for swift parrots  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists at ANU have found a chronic shortage of females in a critically endangered parrot species has led to love triangles, sneaky sex on the side, increased fighting... more
Women have been written out of science history – time to put them back  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Can you name a female scientist from history? Chances are you are shouting out Marie Curie. The twice Nobel Prize-winning... more
Postmenopausal women who suffer tooth loss are at higher risk of hypertension  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension indicates that postmenopausal women who have experienced tooth loss are at higher risk of developing... more
Study finds women in hospital medicine to face major obstacles during pregnancy and work  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles during pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work, prompting a discussion about gender... more
Teenage sexting: We're letting young people down by not talking about it
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