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First-of-its-kind study in endothelial stem cells finds exposure to flavored e...
There has been a rapid rise in e-cigarette use, but its health effects have not been well-studied and their effect on vascular health remains unknown. A first of its kind study in endothelial stem cells, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , found acute exposure to flavored e-liquids or e-cigarette use exacerbates endothelial cell dysfunction, which often precedes heart disease. Endothelial cells are the main type of cell found i ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Political controversies about marginalized groups increase bullying in youths
AUSTIN, Texas - Scientists have uncovered new evidence that heated political discourse over proposed laws involving marginalized groups, such as debates about the rights of LGBT people, can contribute to an increase in bullying linked to students identity in schools. It is the largest study to date to examine the link. In a new study out Monday, in the journal Pediatrics , scientists at The University of Texas at Austin, Columbia University and Texas State ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Some LGBT employees feel less supported at federal agencies
ANN ARBOR--Workplace inequality is visible when it involves gender and race, but less so with sexual identity and gender expression. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees in federal workplaces report worse job experiences than their colleagues, leading to higher intentions to leave their job, according to a new University of Michigan study. The research also shows that LGBT women and people of color consistently suffer more negative consequences ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Sexual minority cancer survivors face disparities in access to care and qualit...
Results from a study published early online in CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, point to the need for improved access to medical care for sexual minority cancer survivors, in particular female survivors. In female cancer survivors, poor access to care is more strongly related to poor quality of life among sexual minorities compared with heterosexuals. Access to quality medical care is critical to the long-term health and wel ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
When a 'she' becomes an 'it'
When a she becomes an it . The most basic definition of sexual objectification, a risk that mostly targets women when they are reduced to their bodies or body parts. A view that represents a powerful and potentially damaging way in which we can see and treat women. The theme has been analyzed experimentally in a study conducted at the University of Trento, Italy. Its results are published today in the journal Scientific Reports and represent an important c ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Sexuality continues to change and develop well into adulthood, finds study
A new study has shown that traditional labels of gay , bisexual and straight do not capture the full range of human sexuality, and whether a person is attracted to the same, or opposite sex can change over time. The study, published in the Journal of Sex Research , analysed surveys from around 12,000 students, and found that substantial changes in attractions, partners, and sexual identity are common from late adolescence to the early 20s, and from the ear ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Pelvic exercises may beat bedroom blues
Physiotherapists from James Cook University in Australia say simple pelvic floor exercises may be a cure for some common problems men experience in the bedroom. In a first of its kind study, JCU physiotherapy lecturers Chris Myers and Moira Smith analysed studies from around the world involving more than 650 men who had used pelvic floor exercises to combat their erectile dysfunction ED or premature ejaculation PE . ED and PE have been identified as being ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Passion trumps love for sex in relationships
Men initiate sex more than three times as often as women do in a long-term, heterosexual relationship. However, previous research shows that sex happens far more often whenever the woman takes the initiative, suggesting that it is the woman who thus sets the limits to a greater extent than men do. Psychologists at NTNU have investigated what other factors play a role for frequency of intercourse in couples in long-term relationships. Two factors are decisi ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Sex sells: how masculinity is used as currency to buy sperm donors' time
Sperm banks in the United Kingdom and Australia use images and phrases associated with masculinity to attract donors because laws prohibit them from paying for sperm. Research co-authored by Cass Business School academic Dr Laetitia Mimoun has analysed marketing strategies used by sperm banks in the United Kingdom and Australia and found they rely on masculine archetypes to create value for a commodity they cannot legally buy. Globally, the sperm donation ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Global study of urban poor links childhood adversity to adolescent violence an...
Tracing violence in young men to boyhood trauma buttresses conclusion of second, related global analysis of gender equality that achieving equality requires focusing on boys and girls Analysis by 22 experts finds boys and girls have an equal role to play in achieving SDG5 and interventions should start much younger as gender straightjackets locked by age 15 Washington, DC May 20, 2019 --In poor urban areas around the world, exposure to adverse events as ch ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Lonely young adults ‘in every kind of neighbourhood’
Academics from King 8217 s College London found loneliness was an issue in urban as well as rural areas and in wealthy areas as well as deprived ones. They say loneliness is a particular problem among young adults 8211 regardless of gender or socio-economic background. The study says these adults are more likely to have a negative view of where they live, compounding their isolation. The King 8217 s College research says 8220 The findings of this study rev ...
Psychological Science - Mon. May 27
Collaborative problem solvers are made not born – here’s what you need to ...
Challenges are a fact of life. Whether it s a high-tech company figuring out how to shrink its carbon footprint, or a local community trying to identify new revenue sources, people are continually dealing with problems that require input from others. In the modern world, we face problems that are broad in scope and great in scale of impact think of trying to understand and identify potential solutions related to climate change, cybersecurity or authoritari ...
Psychological Science - Mon. May 27
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