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Same-Sex Marriage Legalization Linked to Reduction in Suicide Attempts Among High School Students

The implementation of state laws legalizing same-sex marriage was associated with a significant reduction in the rate of suicide attempts among high school students – and an even greater reduction among gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.

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Fragile X Syndrome, Steven Tyler's Janie's Fund Wins Big, Untreated Water Making Our Kids Sick, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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URI Professor Receives National Award for Research, Scholarship

ASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education has named Annemarie Vaccaro recipient of the 2017 George D. Kuh Outstanding Contribution to Literature and/or Research Award. Vaccaro, associate professor of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Health Sciences/Academic Health Collaborative, is also director of the University’s College Student Personnel Program.

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Men and Women Are Not That Different with Respect to Age Preferences of Sexual Partners

The difference between men and women with respect to their age preferences, when it comes to sexual partners, is smaller than earlier believed. A recent study shows that also men become interested in older and older women as they themselves age.

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Sex Development Center Stage in Special Journal Issue

Naveen Uli, MD, associate professor of pediatrics and Michiko Watanabe, PhD, professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine served as editors for the special issue of Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today.

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eSports Leader UCI to Host Panel Discussion on Women in Gaming

EVENT: Female industry leaders and academics will take part in a panel discussion at the University of California, Irvine on women in gam

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Researchers Decode Rare Form of Adrenal Gland Genetic Disorder Linked to Gender Ambiguity

Postnatal screening and treatment may prevent females from being raised as males.

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Becomes First Hospital in New Jersey to Offer Specialized Primary Care Services for LGBTQIA Community

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital will become the first hospital in New Jersey to offer specialized primary care services for the LGBTQIA community when the hospital opens PROUD Family Health. Services will include primary medical care for children and adults, hormone therapy and monitoring, HIV care, health education, counseling, support groups and referrals for specialty services such as behavioral health services.

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Stereotypes About “Brilliance” Affect Girls’ Interests as Early as Age 6, New Study Finds

By the age of 6, girls become less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their own gender and are more likely to avoid activities said to require brilliance, shows a new study conducted by researchers at New York University, the University of Illinois, and Princeton University.

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UIC Shakes Up ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Play with Female Casting

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UIC School of Theatre presents Glengarry Glen Ross with female cast.

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Gender Diversity in STEM: ‘Let’s Change the World Together’

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Universities across the U.S. have developed programs to attract women and under-represented minorities to the STEM disciplines. So why aren’t such efforts translating into more of these students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math and continuing on to a career in research or academia?

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One Year of Sex-Inclusive Research Celebrated at Jan. 25 Symposium

Northwestern Medicine will host a symposium Jan. 25 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy. The NIH is revolutionizing the future of medicine by mandating that research funding is contingent upon the inclusion of female cells or animals in scientists’ studies.

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How we feel after 1-night stands has a lot to do with our gender -- and evolution.

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Challenges Face LGBT Community In 2017, But A Backlash Unlikely to End Trend Toward Inclusiveness, Researcher Says

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Endocrinologists Want Training in Transgender Care

Four out of five physicians who specialize in treating hormone health conditions have never received formal training on care for transgender individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Study Identifies Barriers to Sexual Health Among Male Teens and Young Men

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Johns Hopkins researchers who conducted a dozen focus groups with 70 straight and gay/bisexual Hispanic and African-American males ages 15 to 24 report that gaining a better understanding of the context in which young men grow up will allow health care providers to improve this population’s use of sexual and reproductive health care.

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Females Seeking a Sexual Partner Can Tell Whether or Not Males Experienced Social Stress During Adolescence

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Sexual preference is influenced by males’ adolescent social stress history and social status, according to a research team including Nicole Cameron, assistant professor of psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Ending Violence Against Women Worldwide

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A new grant will help researchers with the Center of Gender Equity and Health to continue efforts to raise awareness about violence against women worldwide. The award will support measurements of issues that will help change.

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Gender Differences Matter When It Comes to Exercise Fatigue

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