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Anxiety hits women most about job loss in the family
Anxiety hits women most about job loss in the family (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Females are more anxious than men when someone in their family loses a job, found a University of Melbourne report that used interviews from 13,000 Australians. Using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey, the report found ... Read More »

More parents not interested in vaccinating girls against HPV
More parents not interested in vaccinating girls against HPV (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A rising percentage of parents say they won’t have their teen daughters vaccinated to protect against the human papilloma virus, even though physicians are increasingly recommending adolescent vaccinations, a study by Mayo Clinic and others shows. More than 2 in ... Read More »

Girls perform as well as boys in math competitions
Girls perform as well as boys in math competitions (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The idea that boys are better at math and in competitions has persisted for a long time, and now we know why: Nobody bothered to schedule the rematch. Most school math contests are one-shot events where girls underperform relative to ... Read More »

Brain injuries after preterm birth
Brain injuries after preterm birth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study to be presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting in San Francisco, researchers will report that variation in a gene involved in inflammation is associated with developmental problems after preterm birth in females, but not ... Read More »

Teen girls, birth control and parents’ opinions
Teen girls, birth control and parents’ opinions (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF). The most effective contraceptive methods, the implant – a matchstick-sized ... Read More »

Women with less education than their mothers risk poor mental health
Women with less education than their mothers risk poor mental health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with significantly lower levels of education than their parents are at higher risk of poor mental health, a new University of Queensland study has found. UQ School of Population Health researchers, Dr Leigh Tooth and Professor Gita Mishra found ... Read More »

The risks of teen girls meeting up with people they meet online
The risks of teen girls meeting up with people they meet online (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study highlights the risk that female teenagers face when they go online – a risk heightened for teen girls who have been victims of abuse or neglect. The study, published in the eFirst pages of the journal Pediatrics, ... Read More »

The lasting impacts of mums and daughters shopping together
The lasting impacts of mums and daughters shopping together (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Daughters – if you feel like you are shopping with your mother on your shoulder, you are probably right, research by Deakin and Michigan State Universities has found. Dr Stella Minahan and Professor Patricia Huddleston investigated the mother-daughter shopping relationship ... Read More »

How to help create a healthy body image for girls
How to help create a healthy body image for girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function. Dr Bree Abbott of Murdoch’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science said findings from her four-year ... Read More »

 
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