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Fungus Sheds Light on Development of Human Genders

Gene findings may explain how the two sexes evolved FRIDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- One of the oldest known types of fungus seems to contain clues to gender development in humans. Duke University researchers report on the unusual linkage in the Jan. 10 issue of Nature . In research wi...

Equality Among Genders in Terms of Sex Dreams

It is true that men spends more waking time thinking about sex than women, but both genders dream about the subject in equal measure once the lights are out. According to a first of its kind survey in four decades, the canadian research team report that about 8 per cent of everyday dream re...

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

...s how an individual hospital can assess the attitudinal differences of all physicians and develop systemic strategies to embrace physicians of both genders the drivers of physician loyalty for different gender groups how building and sustaining loyalty with both gender groups drive hospital revenue ...

Still Too Few Women in Cancer Trials

...ences in response to chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. Researchers analyzed 661 prospective studies about types of cancer that afflict both genders at relatively equal rates, including colon cancer, oral cancers, lung cancer, brain tumors and lymphomas. The studies included more than one million p...

A 'light bulb' moment for people with dementia

...r study with residents with dementia at two Northeast Ohio long-term care facilities. The study will include men and women to see if light impacts the genders differently. An unexpected side effect of the lighting is that once adjusted to the blue-white light, most employees reported that they liked the new ...

Cancer-obesity link discovery by MSU researchers could aid prevention efforts

...ational Cancer Institute reported. Fenton and her team focused on colon cancer because, unlike breast or prostate cancer, colon cancer affects both genders equally, allowing them broader reach and a larger impact on cancer prevention. "Trying to address the problem when someone already has a late-stage...

American College of Pediatricians: Another Blow to Children's Rights

... account for differences in how men and women relate to people and the world around them, which in turn explains why parenting differences between the genders are not mere social constructs. Mothers and fathers are not interchangeable and neither is dispensable. Two women cannot compensate for the absence ...

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

...s how an individual hospital can assess the attitudinal differences of all physicians and develop systemic strategies to embrace physicians of both genders the drivers of physician loyalty for different gender groups how building and sustaining loyalty with both gender groups drive hospital revenue ...

2 Hours Glued to TV Doubles Kids' Asthma Risk

... Association found in both genders regardless of weight issues, study finds TUESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- Children who watch TV for more than two hours a day or are o...

Girls' Anti-Social Behavior Predictive of Later Depression

...s young as six for depression, middle-school age is usually when the condition is first recognized or diagnosed in children. That is the time when the genders split, with more girls showing signs of depression than boys. "Boys with early anti-social behavior typically go on to show more anti-social beh...
Genders in Medical Technology

Sexual Function Affected by Stem Cell Transplant According to Long-Term Study

...round. If a local match was not available, the researchers recruited volunteers from the community that fit the criteria. At the six-month mark, both genders had decreased sexual activity, but, by one year, sexual activity for the majority of the men (74 percent) had recovered to the levels seen at the begi...
Genders in Biological News

Two from one: Pitt research maps out evolution of genders from hermaphroditic ancestors

PITTSBURGHResearch from the University of Pittsburgh published in the Nov. 20 edition of Heredity could finally provide evidence of the first stages of the evolution of separate sexes, a theory that holds that males and females developed from hermaphroditic ancestors. These early stages are not ...

K-State researchers say after-school programs should promote activity, healthy nutrition

...ion or physical activity, especially for different genders and fitness levels. The HOP'N After-School Proj...vities; however, moderate activity levels for both genders were similar. This shows that the girls had lower ...hool programs can better cater to the interests of genders and provide various activity choices, which could ...

U of M study identifies risk factors of disordered eating in overweight youth

...rdered eating habits among overweight youth are linked to specific tendencies for both males and females, but a number of specific differences between genders were noticed. For example, increased hours of moderate to extreme physical activity and lower self-esteem predicted higher risk for disordered eating...

Premature children 4 times more likely to have behavioral disorders

... 8.8% in the full-term group, and 33.3% of pre-term children displayed attention problems, compared to 6.8%. They highlighted a distinction between genders in the pre-term group. Boys born prematurely showed a higher degree of behaviour problems, such as ADHD, and girls experienced more internalising diso...

1 missing gene leads to fruitless mating rituals

...when they had been covered with male pheromones, behavior that the wild-type flies avoided. "This gene was very powerful for distinguishing between genders and for determining mating status," said co-author Tetsuya Miyamoto, Ph.D., also of the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology. "Male phero...

Leiden scientists sequence first female DNA

...hat sequencing only males, for completeness, slows insight into X-chromosome varialibity. So it was time, after sequencing four males, to balance the genders a bit. He smiles: And after Watson we also felt that it was okay to do Kriek. Eight times coverage The DNA sequencing was done with the Illumi...

Skull survey could improve vehicle safety

... in men, but was less in women at 171 mm. Average width was 145 mm in men and 140 mm in women, the team found. "Skull thickness differences between genders are confirmed in our study," Ruan says, "The next step will be to find out how these differences translate into head impact response of male and femal...

New measure of sexual arousal found for both men and women

...omen and men. In fact, women and men demonstrated similar patterns of temperature change during sexual arousal with no significant differences between genders in the time needed to reach peak temperature. "Using thermography, we also found that women's subjective experience of sexual arousal corresponded ...

Handling HPV vaccines and screening: The views of 100 authors

...nt girls and the optional vaccination of young and middle-age women, HPV vaccines may in some instances be recommended as a universal vaccine for both genders towards the prevention of cervical cancer. "An unprecedented and phenomenal challenge for Public Health in the 21st century", according to Dr. Xavier ...

Do angry men get noticed?

... Mattingley show that angry male faces are found more rapidly than angry female faces by both men and women. In addition, men find angry faces of both genders faster than women, whereas women find socially relevant expressions (for example, happy or sad) more rapidly. The work suggests that although males ar...
Genders in Biological Technology

Firstlogic releases new postal service software

...n and place it in the correct fields. In addition, Firstlogics release allows for comprehensive gender assignment and personalization by assigning genders to mailing list names. By adding prefixes like Ms. Mrs. and Mr., and creating proper salutations, Postalsoft Business Edition users can target mailing...
Genders in Biological Definition

Twin

...zygotic twins are no more similar genetically than any siblings and develop in separate amnions , with separate placentae . They may have different genders or the same gender. Studies show that there is a genetic basis for fraternal twinning—that is, non-identical twins do run in families. Id...
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