Feature Channels

Gender Issues

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

Boy Scout Decision on Gay Leaders Is 'Passing Buck' to Local Councils

Beth_Gazley.jpg

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Linked to Eating Disorders

Duncanweb.jpg

Transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay and bisexual students are at greater risk for eating disorders, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study used data from the American College Health Association–National College Health Assessment, a survey of 289,024 students from 223 U.S. universities. Researchers found that the rates of self-reported eating disorders were highest in transgender people. Heterosexual men had the lowest rates.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Female Physicians in Medical Education Leadership Positions Still Paid Less Than Men

RS8856_lisa_willett_2012_1.jpg

Research published in The American Journal of Medicine reports that gender disparities in income aren’t a problem just for women in medium- and lower-wage positions

Medicine

Channels:

Women Hospitalized 60 Percent More than Men After Emergency Asthma Treatment

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that women with acute asthma who are treated in the emergency department are 60 percent more likely than men to need hospitalization.

Medicine

Channels:

Gender Equality Linked with Higher Condom Use in HIV Positive Young Women in South Africa

Young HIV positive women are more likely to practice safer sex if they have an equitable perception of gender roles, according to new research involving the University of Southampton.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Why Do Obese Men Get Bariatric Surgery Far Less Than Women?

obesity_men.jpg

A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has identified demographic, socioeconomic and cultural factors that contribute to a major gender disparity among U.S. men and women undergoing weight loss surgeries. Men undergo the surgeries in far lower numbers than women.

Medicine

Channels:

Loyola Study Provides Further Evidence That Premature Girls Thrive More Than Premature Boys

A new study from Loyola University Medical Center provides further evidence that female infants tend to do better than males when born prematurely.

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Keywords:

Swarthmore Expert on the Challenges Facing Female Directors in Hollywood

PWProfileimage.jpeg

Medicine

Science

Life

Business

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Trending Stories Report for 27 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: Bruce Jenner and transgender health, agriculture and pesticide alternatives, new tick-borne disease, internal dissent in Iran over nuclear deal, listeria ice cream recalls, changing mammography recommendations, immunology, materials science, and healthcare education.

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Jenner Interview Raises Awareness of Transgender Health Treatments, Challenges