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Morehead Presents Webinar on Preventing Physician Disloyalty: Building Stability and Trust with 'At-Risk' Physicians

... participants will learn:   how gender significantly impacts the attitudes that ... the drivers of physician loyalty for different gender groups how building and sustaining loyalty with both gender groups drive hospital revenue Media ...

Social class, gender and ethnic group determine adolescents' sexual-affective education

... in Spanish . The social class, the gender and the ethnic group are three essential ... to take part in order to promote sexual and gender equity and prevent gender violence. This is one of the main conclusions of ...

Caucasians are at higher risk of developing Ewing's sarcoma than other races

... Society, the study indicates that examining the gender and racial differences related to Ewing's sarcoma ... The reasons for these racial and gender differences are not clear. However, "the current ... for racial disparities in incidence and for gender differences in survival. ...

Girls and Math: Blame the Culture, Not Ability

... of Sciences . "There are countries where the gender disparity in math performance doesn't exist at ... to be the same countries that have the greatest gender equality," article co-author Janet Mertz, an ... to boys excelling in math being closely linked to gender equity within the demographic group. "U.S. ...

Male or female? Coloring provides gender cues

... May 27, 2009 -- Our brain is wired to identify gender based on facial cues and coloring, according to a ... of the eyebrow and mouth region is vital in rapid gender discrimination. "As teenagers, dimorphism ... 30 participants. Subjects were asked to identify gender based on images where parts of faces were ...

NGOs Unite to Bring Awareness to Inequities in Eye Care for Women

... NGOs held a briefing, " Seeing Women: Taking on gender Inequities in Global Blindness Prevention," at ... Club in Washington, DC exploring links between gender and blindness, poverty, disability and education. ... Kristof, New York Times columnist and gender advocate: "The development community has steadily ...

A Call to Action: NGOs Working in Blindness Prevention and Treatment Convene Special Forum to Address Gender and Eye Health

... collaborating to host, "Seeing Women: Taking on gender Inequities in Global Blindness and Care." The inaugural gender and Eye Health advocacy event will explore the links between gender and blindness, poverty, disability and education ...

Morehead Presents Webinar on "He Said...She Said: How Gender Differences Impact Physician Engagement"

... Part Webinar Series on "How Generation and gender Impact Physician Engagement" ... a webinar titled "He ... Said: How gender Differences Impact Physician Engagement." ... and Physician Surveys, will discuss how gender factors impact physician engagement. Research ...

Parents' sexuality influences adoption choices

... boy or a girl. Gay men are more likely to have a gender preference for their adopted child whereas ... (1), from the first study to compare the child gender preferences of prospective adoptive parents ... parents, adoptive parents can choose the gender of their child. Heterosexual, lesbian and gay ...

HealthForumOnline Offers New Online CE Course on Working with Transgender Individuals

... course provides an introduction to the range of gender expressions and clinical experiences ... applies to a range of diverse individuals whose gender identity and/or gender expression is not concordant with ...

Boston Scientific Announces Schedule For ACC 2009

... a press release at this time. Effect of gender in SYNTAX Trial. Marie-Claude Morice, M.D., will evaluate the effect of gender on one-year outcomes following CABG and PCI in ... poster session in West Hall D. Effect of gender in ARRIVE Registries. Dr. Lasala will present ...

Pregnant? Curious About the Baby's Gender? Know if It's a Boy or Girl at Six Weeks With IntelliGender's(R) In-Home Gender Prediction Test(TM) Now Available at All Walgreens Stores

... immediate results using the IntelliGender(R) gender Prediction Test(TM) DALLAS, March 16 ... LLC's ( www.IntelliGender.com ), in-home gender Prediction Test(TM). The test is now available ... retail price of $34.95, the IntelliGender gender Prediction Test is an affordable, simple to use ...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves New Female Condom

... Center for Health and gender Equity Applauds Expansion of HIV Prevention ... executive director of the Center for Health and gender Equity. "The HIV pandemic among women requires ... Now , a report by the Center for Health and gender Equity. This means that potentially more female ...

Video: Avon Commits Over $1.75 Million for New Partnerships to End Violence Against Women

... and strategies to foster women's empowerment and gender equality. Placing the advancement of women's ... of HIV/AIDS among women and girls; and achieving gender equality in democratic governance in times of ... in order to advance equal justice, to eliminate gender bias in the courts, and to make the courts ...

Women Less Apt to Get Clot-Buster, Study Finds

... Some think gender inequality stems from different stroke symptoms ... FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- gender definitely makes a difference when it comes to ... is needed to figure out what triggers this gender gap, he added. However, ...

Women less likely to receive critical care after a stroke, MSU researchers find

... which patients are eligible for tPA treatment. gender differences in stroke care is part of a larger ... are publishing two additional studies related to gender differences and stroke care, both of which will ... in care could not be explained by the obvious gender differences in factors, such as age." MSU ...

Gender May Influence Heart Failure Treatment

... treatment for heart failure is influenced by the gender of the patient and the doctor, according to ... news release. "But there is still evidence of a gender imbalance in both patients and physicians. From our results, it seems fair to say that the gender of the physician plays an important role in ...

Older Women Get Fewer Kidney Transplants Than Men

... gender disparity greatest in those 56 or older, but odds ... a transplant because of age. "Knowing that the gender disparity is limited to older women indicates ... all men and women in an effort to minimize the gender disparity in access to transplantation," study ...

An ESC statement on gender differences in medical care and survival after myocardial infarction

... is one of many undertaken in the past 20 years on gender differences in the management of acute coronary ... to disappear. Similarly, many studies have found gender differences in short-term survival rates after ... Hospital, Linkping, Sweden), who has conducted gender studies in acute coronary syndrome patients, ...

Lung Cancer May Be Deadlier for Men

... gender is the major socioeconomic factor influencing ... than women, U.S. researchers report. In fact, gender is the most important factor influencing overall ... "Our study corroborates the fact that gender plays an important role as a prognostic factor in ...

Gender Matches Benefit Heart Transplants

... Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Matching the gender of heart donors and recipients helps short- and ... included in the study, 71 percent were matched by gender to their donor (77 percent of male recipients and ... showed that matching donor and recipient by gender resulted in: 13 percent lower risk of graft ...

APA resolves to play leading role in improving treatment for gender-variant people

... a leading role in ending discrimination based on gender identity, calling upon the profession to provide ... and encouraging more research into all aspects of gender identity and expression. The action came at ... of transgender individuals consistent with their gender identity and expression; support the provision ...

Women More Likely to Have Second Thoughts on Tattoos

... reveals. The study authors noted that the gender difference might be attributable to the fact that ... having a tattoo seems to be a transgression of gender boundaries." Armstrong and her colleagues ... perhaps the most striking statistic was the gender ratio of the patients seeking tattoo removal: 69 ...

Male kidneys for men only?

... The gender of donor and recipient plays a larger role in ... a male donor kidney. Therefore, in the future, gender should be considered more in the allocation of ... in men," explains Professor Opelz. In the future, gender should be one of the factors considered when ...

US firms a role model for fair hiring standards, study says

... developing nations, according to a new study of gender and age discrimination co-written by a University ... to 1999, when neither country had laws against gender and age discrimination. gender and age discrimination in the ads generally ...

Gender Plays Role in Kidney Transplant Outcomes

... than other donor-recipient combinations, and gender should be considered when choosing donor matches, ... between 1985 and 2004, and identified complex gender interactions. Graft loss was more common with ... end of the 10th year. Compared with all other gender combinations, transplantation of male donor ...

Improving university recruitment process may increase female surgical faculty, study finds

... The researchers analyzed the effectiveness of the gender Equity Initiative at the University of ... and promotion of women faculty as developed by a gender equity committee. The researchers suggest ... cumulative disadvantage to women faculty. The gender Equity Committee recommended several steps in ...

New research offers insight into oral cancer, chronic pediatric ear infections, and hearing health

... Head and Neck Surgery focus on what role gender plays in the prognosis of oral tongue cancer, ... women and 142 men diagnosed with tongue cancer, gender did not influence prognosis. Based on this, the ... of treatment in female patients due to their gender was not justified. A second study looks into ...

Taking care of business shouldn't be just for men

... sound sexist, but it represents a commonly held gender stereotype. A team led by a University of ... intentions when entrepreneurship was presented as gender neutral. This suggests that common gender stereotypes can be nullified. Although ...

Medical Research Should Include More Women Participants and Examine the Role of Gender in Disease Incidence and Treatment

... model of medical research was limited by gender and racial blindness and assumed that results of ... analyze the potential role of participant's gender in their published research. Drs. Rogers and ... clinical trials registries collect data on the gender of participants "to facilitate further research ...

Medical research should include more women participants and examine the role of gender in disease

... model of medical research was limited by gender and racial blindness and assumed that results of ... if any, of inappropriate exclusions of either gender from potentially beneficial research, write Drs. ... not analyze the potential role of participants gender in their published research. Drs. Rogers and ...

Study: Kids think eyeglasses make other kids look smart

... comparison. The children in each pair differed by gender and ethnicity, and each pair included one child ... girls. Both boys and girls thought the opposite gender looked more shy. Girls also were more likely than boys to pick their own gender when asked which child looked more honest. The ...

Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults

... and if there was any relationship between gender and the severity of psychological symptoms, said ... in relational victimization. We wanted to see if gender affected strength of the relationship between ... and victimization. But researchers found no gender difference in the link between this type of ...

Growth hormone is used to treat twice as many short boys than girls in the US and Asia

... short stature of a non-medical nature. A smaller gender difference exists in Europe, Australia and New ... to the international differences in the gender distributions of children treated with rhGH. ... rhGH recipients at a nearly two-to-one ratio. The gender ratio did not change significantly across the ...

Counselors should target discrimination and be advocates for transgender clients

... provides transgender-issue terminology related to gender identity, suggestions for addressing problems of ... an umbrella term that refers to individuals whose gender identity or gender expression falls outside of the ...

The Gender Divide Starts Over Dinner

... be interesting to see whether there were any gender differences," lead researcher Beletshachew ... there have been studies in the literature on gender differences in eating habits, but nothing this ... asparagus and brussels sprouts, for example. gender also played a role when it came to mealtime ...

Gender Bias at Play in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

... surgery, says a Canadian study that suggests gender bias may be a factor. The University of ... Association Journal , is the first to demonstrate gender bias in an actual clinical setting, according to ... health-care issue, and this research suggests a gender bias in the treatment of patients who may need ...

UNIFEM and Avon Announce Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Advance Women's Empowerment: Company Contribution Benefits UN Trust Fund

... its mission to advance women's empowerment and gender equality. This public-private partnership brings ... and strategies to foster women's empowerment and gender equality. Placing the advancement of women's ... of HIV/AIDS among women and girls; and achieving gender equality in democratic governance in times of ...

Controversies in science and technology explored in new book from Mary Ann Liebert

... and ongoing political debate, and Biology and gender probes controversial topics such as gender bias, sexual selection, and gender expectations. The full table of contents and list ...

Male births are more likely to reduce quality of life and increase severe post-natal depression

... our main aim was to study the effect that gender has on PND. But the overwhelming finding of the study was the fact that gender appears to play a significant role in reduced ... also enabled the researchers to compare the gender differences for women with no, mild and severe ...
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