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Newswise: Study Reveals More Women, Fewer Men Diagnosed with Cognitive Impairment When Tests are Adjusted for Sex

Article ID: 720537

Study Reveals More Women, Fewer Men Diagnosed with Cognitive Impairment When Tests are Adjusted for Sex

Stony Brook Medicine

Using sex-specific scores on memory tests may change the diagnosis for 20 percent of those currently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), with possibly more women and fewer men being diagnosed with MCI, according to a new study published online in the journal Neurology.

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10-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720451

New STD Data Represent Urgent Call for Action

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The continued steep increase in incidence of sexually transmitted diseases reported in the 2018 data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday, is a cause for deep concern about dangerous gaps in our public health infrastructure.

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9-Oct-2019 12:50 PM EDT
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Newswise: Researchers develop program aimed at reducing dating violence among students

Article ID: 719839

Researchers develop program aimed at reducing dating violence among students

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A program developed to encourage healthy relationships and reduce dating violence was effective among early middle school students, according to results of a study published in the American Journal of Public Health by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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30-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    26-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Positive Relationships Boost Self-Esteem, and Vice Versa

American Psychological Association (APA)

Does having close friends boost your self-esteem, or does having high self-esteem influence the quality of your friendships? Both, according to a meta-analysis of more than two decades of research, published by the American Psychological Association.

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23-Sep-2019 4:35 PM EDT
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    16-Sep-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718852

Genetic Mutation Appears to Protect Some People from Deadly MRSA

Duke Health

An inherited genetic tendency appears to increase the likelihood that a person can successfully fight off antibiotic-resistant staph infections, according to a study led by Duke Health researchers.

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11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718839

Victims of domestic violence often stuck with financial debt

Michigan State University

New research from Michigan State University uncovers the troubling financial situation women face due to “coerced debt” their partners place in their names, jeopardizing their chances of starting over and building a life of their own.

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11-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Unmarried Patients Less Likely to Survive Cancer as Bias Drives Treatments

Article ID: 718697

Unmarried Patients Less Likely to Survive Cancer as Bias Drives Treatments

University of Delaware

Unmarried patients with cancer are less likely to get potentially life-saving surgery or radiotherapy than their married counterparts, raising the concern that medical providers may be relying on stereotypes that discount sources of social support other than a current spouse. That's the conclusion reached by the University of Delaware's Joan DelFattore, a professor emerita who combined her personal experience as an unmarried patient with her skills as a researcher to publish a peer-reviewed article in the latest issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

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9-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

Article ID: 718534

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

University of Georgia

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

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6-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT
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