Researchers look outside the nuclear family and report men with lower testosterone have more emotionally supportive relationships with friends, neighbors and even co-workers.
Researchers suggest more emphasis be placed on attention deficit rather than hyperactivity in people with ADHD.
A circuit-specific gender difference in ventral hippocamps to nucleus accumbens (vHPC-NAc) neurons is dependent on testosterone and causes more susceptibility to stress in females.
Study reveals women who gave birth to girls had higher levels of cortisol in hair samples in the weeks before and at the point of conception.
A new study reports an area of the brain associated with emotion appears to undergo accelerated maturation in teenage girls with PTSD, but not in their male peers with the condition.
Schizophrenia is linked to alterations in pathways associated with glycosaminoglycan, neurotransmitter metabolism, and GABAergic synapses. A large percentage of genes related to schizophrenia are expressed differently between males and females. The results imply the mechanisms involved in schizophrenia development differ, at least slightly, between males and females.
According to a new study, boys are at greater risk for delays in language development than girls.
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Stress and depression during pregnancy can affect the fetus' sex and increase the risk of preterm birth. Mothers who experienced physical and psychological stress during pregnancy were less likely to have a baby boy. During pregnancy, the fetuses of stressed mothers had reduced heart rate movement coupling, indicating slower central nervous system development.
The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease is increased, and progression more rapid in women due to larger brain-wide accumulation and acceleration in the spread of tau.
Children as young as four associate power with masculinity a new study reports.