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Medical News Today: MCI: Should memory tests score males and females differently?  MNT · 31 minutes
A new study finds that testing memory with sex-specific scores could lead to more females and fewer males receiving a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis. more
Pollution tied to silent miscarriage among pregnant women  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Miscarriage happens when an embryo or fetus dies before the 20th week of pregnancy. In some cases, pregnant women experience silent miscarriage, also known as missed abortion. It happens when the fetus... more
Surveying solar storms by ancient Assyrian astronomers  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researcher finds evidence of ancient solar magnetic storms based on cuneiform astrological records and carbon-14 dating. This work may help with our understanding of intense solar activity that can threaten modern electronics. more
X marks the spot: recombination in structurally distinct chromosomes  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Two years ago, scientists from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research reported the 3-D structure of the synaptonemal complex in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. This large protein complex is... more
Rise in testosterone level boosts young women's running capacity  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
A rise in the level of the male hormone testosterone significantly boosts young physically active women's capacity to run for longer, reveals a new study. more
Hormone therapy associated with improved cognition  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Estrogen has a significant role in overall brain health and cognitive function. That's why so many studies focused on the prevention of cognitive decline consider the effect of reduced estrogen levels during the menopause transition. A... more
Drug may improve the safety of cannabis use in early pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Cannabis use during pregnancy may increase the risk of psychosis in children. Scientists have now found a drug that can reduce the effects of THC on... more
Hormone therapy linked to better cognitive status in older adult women  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Estrogen has a significant role in overall brain health and cognitive function. That's why so many studies focused on the prevention of cognitive decline consider the... more
Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Syphilis rates, like other sexually transmitted disease rates in the United States, are soaring, and the first known study to... more
Did early mammals turn to night life to protect their sperm?  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Humans are diurnal -- we are active in the day and sleep at night. But diurnalism is by far the exception rather the rule in mammals.... more
Researchers solve puzzle about link between genetic mutations, mating in fruit flies  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
More than a century ago, early geneticists showed that the inheritance of a single mutation by fruit flies can change the insect's body color... more
Scientists to investigate the impact of skewed sex ratios on human societies  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
The ratio of males to females in a population, the adult sex ratio, is already known to affect social behavior in animals such as... more
Developing new mobile app to target victims of rural child sex trafficking  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
A West Virginia University School of Medicine researcher is developing an app to train key personnel in rural areas how to identify and report... more
Stress during pregnancy may affect baby's sex, risk of preterm birth  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study has identified markers of maternal stress -- both physical and psychological -- that may influence a baby's sex and the likelihood of preterm... more
Medical News Today: What to know about third trimester weight gain  MNT · 1 day
A woman may gain weight during the third trimester of pregnancy. This is because the fetus is growing and the body is preparing for delivery. Learn... more
4,000-Year-Old Mummies Showed Early Signs of Heart Disease  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Five mummies dating to 4,000 years ago had cholesterol buildup in their arteries, hinting that humans have been susceptible to heart disease since ancient times. more
Hawaii STD epidemic driven by social media and dating apps  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
There is a sharp rise in the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States say health officials. Remarkable rise has been noted in Hawaii... more
Sperm and egg cell 'immune response' protects koala DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Discovery of a type of immunity that protects koalas' DNA from viruses has importance for the survival of koalas and our fundamental understanding of evolution. A team of scientists are... more
NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
NASA is moving up the first all-female spacewalk to this week because of a power system failure at the International Space Station. more
Researchers solve puzzle about link between genetic mutations, mating in fruit flies  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
More than a century ago, early geneticists showed that the inheritance of a single mutation by fruit flies can change the insect's body color... more
Did early mammals turn to night life to protect their sperm?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Humans are diurnal—we are active in the day and sleep at night. But diurnalism is by far the exception rather the rule in mammals. About 250-230... more
Medical News Today: How to treat pregnancy acne  MNT · 2 days
Hormonal changes can cause pregnancy acne. We discuss the appearance of pregnancy acne, whether acne is an early sign of pregnancy, and whether it continues after pregnancy. more
Medical News Today: Can males get bacterial vaginosis?  MNT · 2 days
Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection in women. We discuss whether men can also get the infection and describe its symptoms, causes, and treatments. more
Maternal stress during pregnancy could affect baby's sex and birth outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
It's becoming well established that maternal stress during pregnancy can affect fetal and child development as well as birth outcomes, and a new study from researchers... more
Women have substantially less influence on Twitter than men in academic medicine  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Women who are health policy or health services researchers face a significant disparity in social media influence compared to their male peers, according to... more
Investing in love and affection pays off for species that mate for life  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study by biologists explains how sexual cooperation and bonding evolves in bird species that form pair bonds. more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about man boobs  MNT · 2 days
'Man boobs,' or enlarged breast tissue in males, is a common concern. In many instances, a person can use diet and targeted exercises to reduce the... more
New therapeutic approach for children born to mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As a growing number of U.S. states legalize the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana, an increasing number of American women are... more
Investing in love and affection pays off for species that mate for life  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The males of species that form long-lasting pair-bonds, like many birds, often continue to make elaborate displays of plumage, colors and dances... more
Women's voices are less influential on Twitter than male peers in academic medicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Women who are health policy or health services researchers face a significant disparity in social media influence compared to their male peers,... more
Air pollution linked to 'missed' miscarriages in China: study  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Exposure to airborne pollutants increases the risk of "missed" miscarriages in which a fetus dies without a pregnant woman experiencing any noticeable symptoms, researchers said Monday. more
St George Street Capital signs agreement with AstraZeneca to develop two compounds in the clinic  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
St George Street Capital, a UK registered charity, has signed a license agreement with AstraZeneca to develop two... more
Medical News Today: What causes cysts on the penis?  MNT · 5 days
Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors... more
Male and female mice show decreased exploratory behavior with age, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Due to strain-specific behavioral idiosyncrasies, inbred mouse strains are suboptimal research models for behavioral aging studies. more
New study to establish evidence-based guidelines for maternal weight gain in twin pregnancies  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
An old adage urges pregnant women to "eat for two." So with twins, is it "eat for three?" While that is likely... more
New findings can redefine the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment in men and women  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Using sex-specific scores on memory tests may change the diagnosis for 20 percent of those currently diagnosed with mild cognitive... more
Medical News Today: 10 maneras para elevar la libido  MNT · 6 days
El deseo sexual o libido varía naturalmente. Si una persona desea aumentar su libido, existen muchos métodos que puede probar, incluso el estilo de vida, dieta, remedios y consejos sexuales.... more
Study pinpoints a gene that allows chlamydia to pick up DNA from host environment  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chlamydia trachomatis is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted bacterial disease... more
Response to Comment on "Cultural flies: Conformist social learning in fruitflies predicts long-lasting mate-choice traditions"  Science Magazine · 6 days
Thornquist and Crickmore claim that systematic experimental error may explain the results of Danchin and colleagues. Their claim... more
Comment on "Cultural flies: Conformist social learning in fruitflies predicts long-lasting mate-choice traditions"  Science Magazine · 6 days
The claims of Danchin et al. (Research Articles, 30 November 2018, p. 1025) regarding long-lasting mate preference based on conformity may result... more
Study identifies religious bias against refugees  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Give me your Christian, your female, your English-speaking with a good education? While not the words on the Statue of Liberty, these seem to be the kinds of refugees that the American public prefers—according to a... more
Researchers discover how chlamydia takes up new DNA from host  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chlamydia trachomatis is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted bacterial disease in the U.S., totaling 1.7 million cases in... more
Tracking wild pigs in real time and understanding their interaction with agro-ecosystems  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Domestic pigs can be cute, but invasive wild pigs—also known as feral swine—are another matter entirely. First brought to the U.S. by early European... more
New diagnostic criteria may enable earlier detection of cognitive impairment in women  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Study finds when verbal memory test cut-offs were tailored to patient sex, more female patients and fewer male patients were considered to have amnesic... more
Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes for literature on Thursday, after a year's hiatus in awarding the prize due to sex abuse... more
2 Nobel literature prizes to be awarded after 2018 scandal  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Two Nobel Prizes in literature will be announced Thursday after the 2018 literature award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that rocked the Swedish Academy. more
New STD data exposes dangerous gaps in public health infrastructure  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The continued steep increase in incidence of sexually transmitted diseases reported in the 2018 data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday, is a... more
Sex-specific verbal memory test cut-offs may improve amnestic MCI diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Women make up two-thirds of patients with Alzheimer's disease - so why is it that women are less likely than men to be diagnosed with its precursor, amnestic... more
Politician charged in human trafficking adoption scheme  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Court records show the assessor of Arizona's most populous county has been accused of human smuggling in an adoption fraud scheme that brought pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to the U.S. to give... more
Scientists identify strong genetic markers for PTSD  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most commonly occurring and seriously debilitating disorder that happens when a person gets exposed to traumatic events, including sexual assault, combat, and natural disaster. more
Medical News Today: How often should a man release sperm?  MNT · 1 week
Frequently releasing sperm may have many health benefits and effects on the body. Learn more here about how frequent or infrequent ejaculation affects sperm count and overall well-being. more
Medical News Today: What to know about female-to-male surgery  MNT · 1 week
Female-to-male gender-affirming surgery may involve the creation of a new penis. Learn more about what to expect from different forms of this surgery here. more
Arizona official charged in Marshall Islands adoption scheme  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Court records show the assessor of Arizona's most populous county has been accused of human smuggling in an adoption fraud scheme that brought pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to the U.S.... more
Scientists find gender-distinct circuit for depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific molecular differences between sexes, has proven difficult. Researchers, however, have found and flipped a... more
First cell map of developing human liver reveals how blood and immune system develops  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a world first, scientists have created the human developmental liver cell atlas that provides crucial insights into how the... more
NIH marquee awards for ‘high risk, high reward’ projects skew male—again  Science Magazine · 1 week
Agency struggles to attract female applicants for premier grants; one award appears to favor male applicants more
MSU researchers identify gender-distinct circuit for depression that activates during stress  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific molecular differences between sexes,... more
Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a life-threatening infection in animals and humans. Contaminated food is a frequent source of infection. Elderly people, people with a weakened immune system and pregnant... more
Adult severe obesity risk rates vary by sex, race and other childhood factors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Severe adult obesity carries many risks to health, but until now, little has been known about childhood risk factors involved. Now, a... more
Special occasion drinking during pregnancy may cause harm  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
If you thought a glass or two of alcohol on special occasions was safe during pregnancy, think again. Research shows even small amounts of alcohol consumed during pregnancy can cause insulin-resistance, which... more
Study highlights potential impact of chlamydia infection on men's fertility  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The potential impact of undiagnosed sexually transmitted chlamydia infection on men's fertility has been highlighted in a study led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), which for the... more
'Special occasion drinking' during pregnancy can be harmful to offspring, rat study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
If you thought a glass or two of alcohol on special occasions was safe during pregnancy, think again. Research in The Journal... more
Chlamydia in testicular tissue linked to male infertility  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The potential impact of undiagnosed sexually transmitted chlamydia infection on men's fertility has been highlighted in a study, which for the first time found chlamydia in the testicular tissue biopsies of infertile... more
Dietary supplement from tomatoes discovered to boost sperm quality  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes, according to new research. more
Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they're not making it into court  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Several cases addressing whether it's legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity were taken... more
Lost Version of '50 Shades' of Medieval Erotica Is Rediscovered  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Researchers have rediscovered an early version of a medieval popular romance with a steamy sex scene. more
Study highlights benefit of late third trimester scan for detecting missed fetal abnormalities  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In a study published in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology that involved more than 50,000 pregnancies, a fetal anomaly was detected for... more
Whale 'whispers' keep young safe near predators: study  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Female Atlantic right whales lower their voices to a whisper when communicating with their young in order to prevent "eavesdropping" by predators, researchers said Wednesday. more
CDC advises vaccination for pregnant women against flu and whooping cough  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has recommended that all pregnant women should be vaccinated against influenza and whooping cough to provide protection to... more
Hormone therapy worsens quality of life in women with breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Analysis of the CANTO cohort published in the journal Annals of Oncology will upset received wisdom on the effects that hormone therapy and chemotherapy have on... more
Simple diet supplement from tomatoes can improve sperm quality  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes, according to new research by the University of Sheffield. more
Insights on treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A recent analysis reveals that treatment of male breast cancer has evolved over the years. In addition, certain patient-, tumor-, and treatment-related factors are linked with better survival. more
Medical News Today: How does a vasectomy affect ejaculation?  MNT · 1 week
Once the body has healed, ejaculation after a vasectomy should be the same as it was before. Learn more about this and how long sperm remains in the semen here. more
Medical News Today: What causes sores on the penis?  MNT · 1 week
Many sores on the penis occur due to sexually transmitted infections or chronic skin conditions. Learn about 12 possible causes and their treatments here. more
Medical News Today: How to manage hair on and around the penis  MNT · 1 week
It is normal for hairs to grow on the penis. However, if a person wishes to remove them for cosmetic reasons, there are many... more
Endangered black rhino expecting first calf  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time, there's a pregnant black rhino at the Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan and Michigan State University veterinarians are part of the team bringing her to term. Vets and students from MSU's... more
Prenatal stress could affect baby's brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research has found that maternal stress before and during pregnancy could affect a baby's brain development. more
Weight stigma affects queer men using dating apps  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Weight stigma is an issue for queer men using dating apps, says a new University of Waterloo study. more
Maternal stress could affect a baby's brain development  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research from King's College London has found that maternal stress before and during pregnancy could affect a baby's brain development. more
When laying their eggs, tobacco hawkmoths avoid plants that smell of caterpillar feces  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Ovipositing insects use odor cues to select suitable food substrates for their offspring in order to increase the survival rates of the... more
3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US  ABC NEWS · 1 week
U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year more
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific receives CE Mark approval for innovative ART products  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., a world leader in the innovation, development and manufacture of cell culture media and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), today announced the receipt... more
Vaginal fluid transplant could help treat recurring bacterial vaginosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Bacterial vaginosis is a common and irksome problem for many women. Now researchers have found the transplanting vaginal fluids of a healthy woman to women with troublesome bacterial vaginosis could... more
Endometriosis: Thousands of women suffer from debilitating pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Endometriosis affects approximately 1 in 10 women in their reproductive years. The condition, described as debilitating, painful, and emotionally-draining, has taken a toll on the lives of many women across the globe.... more
New app helps moms-to-be monitor blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Elevated blood pressure or gestational hypertension in pregnant mothers can lead to a multitude of complications that can affect the baby. In severe cases, pregnant mothers can develop preeclampsia, a sudden increase in blood... more
Women with early menopause need to be wary of heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Women who attain menopause between the age of 40 and 50 years need to watch out for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the risk being almost doubled in... more
Medical News Today: Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?  MNT · 1 week
Male breast cancer is a relatively rare condition and has attracted little research. A new study examines which factors predict better outcomes. more
Study highlights practice patterns and factors associated with prognosis of male breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A recent analysis reveals that treatment of male breast cancer has evolved over the years. In addition, certain patient-, tumor-, and treatment-related... more
Hundreds of trans people regret changing their gender, says trans activist  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A transactivist has claimed that hundreds of have gender reassignment regret the decision and want to return to their original sex. more
Mississippi 15-week abortion ban going to US appeals judges  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Three judges from a conservative federal appeals court to hear arguments over a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy more
Understanding treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the potentially-fatal disease. Breast cancer is known as an illness that affects mostly women, but about 1 percent of... more
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