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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that the race and sex of study personnel can influence a patient's decision on whether or not to participate in clinical research.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organisations, according to a Viewpoint ...
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Obama administration and federal courts are wrangling over changes to the regulations governing access to emergency contraceptives. The administration supports new rules that would allow girls as young ...
Medications May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
What is the reason for the widely reported fact that men are more likely than women to die of cancer? New evidence from population studies suggests that free testosterone could be a key driver of cancer aggressiveness in ...
Cancer May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cambodia is on track to become one of the few countries in the world to successfully reverse its HIV epidemic and may eliminate new infections by 2020, the World Health Organization said Friday.
HIV & AIDS May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In Kenya, women face a cervical cancer mortality rate that is approximately 10 times as high as in the United States. A study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that training women ...
Cancer May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, according to new research that provides some of the strongest evidence yet that biology plays a role in eating disorders.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Danish scientists testing a novel HIV treatment in human trials contend that they're confident their strategy will result in a cure for the AIDS-causing virus, according to news reports.
HIV & AIDS Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research suggests that changes in sex hormones as seen in obesity may have possible effects on the heart. The study by researchers from Belgium, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Copenhagen, Denmark, ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Testosterone may trigger a brain chemical process linked to schizophrenia but the same sex hormone can also improve cognitive thinking skills in men with the disorder, two new studies show.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The U.S. Supreme Court wrestled Monday with the constitutional implications of a policy that forces private health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition to get AIDS funding.
HIV & AIDS Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Since 1977, there has been a 70% increase in caffeine consumption among children and adolescents. Whether it is coffee, tea, soda, or energy drinks, our children are consuming more of it. One well documented effect of caffeine ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Teenagers are risk-takers—they're more likely than children or adults to experiment with illicit substances, have unprotected sex, and drive recklessly. But research shows that teenagers have the knowledge and ability to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Despite most parents ultimately just wishing for a healthy baby, there are many cultural and social factors that can drive the desire for a baby of a particular sex.
Health Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sex apparently is like income: People are generally happy when they keep pace with the Joneses and they're even happier if they get a bit more.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0