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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 704690

ASU research finds that women earn 18 percent less than men in online job market

Arizona State University (ASU)

A team at ASU has analyzed a huge data set from an online labor market and discovered that women earn less than men in technology work — primarily because of the women's choices in seeking jobs.

30-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 704545

Views of ideal female appearance in China are changing

University of Delaware

Young women in China experiencing more personal independence, disposable income and exposure to Western media are also altering their views of female beauty. A new study looks into whether these factors are leading to eating disorders and weight and shape concerns.

28-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 704407

Stress-Induced Effects on Heart Blood Flow Differ for Men Versus Women

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Some patients with coronary artery disease have inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle during periods of mental/emotional stress. This condition – called "mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia" (MSIMI) – is related to the severity of plaque buildup in the coronary arteries in men but not women, reports a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published in the Lippincott Portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

26-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704358

Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

North Carolina State University

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

26-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 704120

Researcher Finds Gender Disparities in Admissions, Treatment for Heart Attack Patients

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

A new study published in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal, Circulation, shows that that the dramatic decrease in mortality from heart attack in recent decades is not evident in younger age groups, especially younger women.

16-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 704082

Battle of the sexes: Kansas State University biologist uses DOD grant to research trauma survival differences between men, women

Kansas State University

A Kansas State University biologist is using a $650,000 U.S. Department of Defense grant to study the differences between men and women and how their hormones affect the ways they respond to medication and surgery after a traumatic event.

15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703689

Recommendations to Reduce Recidivism in Transgender Women

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Previously incarcerated transgender women can find themselves caught in a cycle that leads to repeat jail time. A new analysis identifies potential solutions that could lead to transgender women being more successfully reintegrated into society.

9-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703915

When Boy Fish Build Castles to Impress Girls, Boy Genes ‘Turn On’ and ‘Tune In’

Georgia Institute of Technology

What if we could observe genes firing off signals to cause some behaviors? We're getting closer. Researchers were able to directly match gene regulation with ritual mating behavior in fish. Their research field may also give some insight into autism spectrum disorder.

13-Nov-2018 4:20 PM EST

Article ID: 703936

Report Reveals Colombian Peace Agreement’s Gender Perspective Is Innovative, but Seeing Delays

University of Notre Dame

A new report published on October 31 reveals that stipulations in Colombia’s Peace Accord centered on gender equality and women’s rights are being implemented, but more slowly than other provisions within the accord.

13-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST

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