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Analysis: Gender Differences in Depression Appear at Age 12

An analysis just published online has broken new ground by finding gender differences in both symptoms and diagnoses of depression appearing at age 12.

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Military Service Boosts Resilience, Well-Being Among Transgender Veterans

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Transgender people make up a small percentage of active-duty U.S. military personnel, but their experience in the service may yield long-term, positive effects on their mental health and quality of life. A study from the University of Washington finds that among transgender older adults, those who had served in the military reported fewer symptoms of depression and greater mental health-related quality of life.

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Physicians Vastly Underestimate Patients' Willingness to Share Sexual Orientation, Study Finds

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A study that surveyed a national sample of emergency department health care providers and adult patients suggests that patients are substantially more willing to disclose their sexual orientation than health care workers believe.

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CRF to Hold Yoga Fundraiser on April 25th in NYC to Raise Money for Heart Disease Research and Education for Women

The CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative is holding a yoga fundraiser on Tuesday, April 25th led by noted expert and senior instructor Tanya Boulton at Pure Yoga West in New York City. This is a wonderful opportunity to reduce stress and take care of your heart while raising money for heart disease research and education for women.

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Study: Accomplished Female Scientists Often Overlooked

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Invited speakers at neuroimmunology conferences in 2016 were disproportionately male, and not because men produced higher quality work, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Instead, qualified female scientists were overlooked by conference organizers.

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Nobel Laureate, Esteemed Researchers Participate in APS President’s Symposium Series

American Physiological Society (APS) President Jane Reckelhoff, PhD, of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has developed an engaging President’s Symposium Series to be presented during the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2017 in Chicago.

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Married LGBT Older Adults Are Healthier, Happier Than Singles, Study Finds

Same-sex marriage has been the law of the land for nearly two years — and in some states for even longer — but researchers can already detect positive health outcomes among couples who have tied the knot, a University of Washington study finds.

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Scholars Call Bull on Bull Sculptor Stomping ‘Fearless Girl’

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When Good Deeds Go Unpublished

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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Indiana University have shown that women faculty members are doing more service work—primarily internal service—than their male colleagues, which may hinder their overall success in academia. Internal service work, while vital for the day-to-day operations of a campus, typically counts less in promotions and salary increases than research, teaching, or external service activities.







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