News tagged with gender

Study ties obesity-related gene to weaker memory

(HealthDay)—In middle-aged people, a link may exist between weakened memory and genetic traits associated with obesity, raising the possibility that extra pounds change how our brains work, a new study ...

Nov 10, 2012
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With problem drinking, where you live may matter

Some people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may be at increased risk of problem drinking—though much may depend on race and gender, according to a new study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol an ...

Oct 09, 2012
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How sexual power can be disempowering

Gender roles and norms play a key role in sexual behavior between men and women. It is often assumed that men should dominate women sexually. This assumption may lead to loss of both power and the ability to control sexual ...

Oct 01, 2012
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