News tagged with gender

Huge disparities in hypertension seen across US counties

One in five Americans are completely unaware that they are at risk for the second leading cause of premature death: high blood pressure. In the first ever analysis of awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension for ...

Apr 05, 2013
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Telling tales can be a good thing

The act of talking is not an area where ability is usually considered along gender lines. However, a new study published in Springer's journal Sex Roles has found subtle differences between the sexes in their story-relating abilit ...

Mar 27, 2013
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Obesity leads to vitamin D deficiency

Obesity can lead to a lack of vitamin D circulating in the body, according to a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH). Efforts to tackle obesity should thus also help to reduce levels of vitamin D deficiency ...

Feb 05, 2013
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