The sex of the drinker in addition to the brewing method may explain coffee's link to increased cholesterol. Drinking 3-5 cups of espresso per day increased serum total cholesterol, especially in males.
Estrogen sets up physical differences in the brains of males and females during development, a new study reports.
Women expecting male babies often face more complications during pregnancy. Researchers found the sex of a baby affects how well the placenta functions, along with other factors including maternal stress and diet-induced maternal obesity. Designing individual plans and encouraging women to make lifestyle choices based on their child's sex could provide long-term health benefits and reduce complications during pregnancy.
A new study outlines and defines sex differences in outcomes of tailored Alzheimer's disease clinical interventions.
Despite there being no differences in IQ or general intelligence between males and females, men often overestimate their IQ's, considering them to be higher than females. Researchers explore why this matters in an educational context and evaluate why females often underestimate their intellectual abilities.
In children with autism, girls had different patterns of connectivity than boys in brain areas associated with motor, language, and visuospatial attention. Generally, girls display fewer repetitive behaviors than boys, which may contribute to delays in ASD diagnosis for females.
Overall, women scored higher on compassion-related items and self-reflection, while men scored higher on emotional regulation and cognitive-related items.
Researchers discovered more than 1000 genes that are substantially more active in the brains of one sex versus the other. The findings may help behavioral sex differences in mammals.
Hexadecanal, a molecule excreted by humans, found in abundance on the scalps of babies, sparks behavioral changes in adults who are exposed to it. In women, the molecule decreases connectivity in parts of the brain associated with social decision making, but increases connectivity in males.
Contrary to popular myths on stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers report. A new study reveals men's emotions fluctuate just as much as women's do.
Women over the age of 70 are more likely than men of the same age to report feeling symptoms of depression.