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Among transgender children, gender identity as strong as in cisgender children, study shows

University of Washington

New findings from the largest study of socially-transitioned transgender children in the world, conducted by researchers at the University of Washington, show that gender identity and gender-typed preferences manifest similarly in both cis- and transgender children, even those who recently transitioned.

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13-Nov-2019 2:30 PM EST

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Newswise: UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

University of Illinois at Chicago

A $9.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health improve maternal outcomes in Illinois.

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18-Nov-2019 10:15 AM EST
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Personality Traits Affect Retirement Spending

American Psychological Association (APA)

How quickly you spend your savings in retirement may have as much or more to do with your personality than whether you have a lot of debt or want to leave an inheritance.

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13-Nov-2019 12:25 PM EST
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Newswise: 2/3 of Parents cite barriers in recognizing youth depression
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2/3 of Parents cite barriers in recognizing youth depression

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Telling the difference between a teen’s normal ups and downs and something bigger is among top challenges parents face in identifying youth depression, a new national poll suggests.

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13-Nov-2019 12:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Toward a more civil discourse

Toward a more civil discourse

Washington University in St. Louis

In our current climate of sometimes intense vitriol, reappropriation — by which a group of people reclaims words or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group — can tame uncivil discourse, finds a new study by political scientists and a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.

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17-Nov-2019 3:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Genetic Variation in Individual Brain Cell Types May Predict Disease Risk

Genetic Variation in Individual Brain Cell Types May Predict Disease Risk

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers identified non-coding regions of the human genome that control the development and function of four brain cell types and mapped genetic risk variants for psychiatric diseases. They found that risk variants for Alzheimer’s disease were enriched in microglia-specific regulatory elements.

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14-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST
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Newswise: Study dissects attitudes on short-term vacation rentals
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