The role that daughters play in health care has received little attention. Now experts are sounding the alarm about the toll it takes on women.
Male partners in large firms make substantially more, a survey shows, and their female counterparts say it’s time for that to change.
"A number of factors appear to be holding women back."
An international research team has revealed for the first time that testosterone protects males against developing asthma, helping to explain why females are two times more likely to develop asthma than males after puberty. The study showed that testosterone suppresses the production of a type of immune cell that triggers allergic asthma. The finding may lead to new, more targeted asthma treatments.
Two abortion foes and skeptics of birth control appear headed to important posts in the new administration.
Under a governor who calls himself “unapologetically pro-life,” Kentucky is pushing hard to close its last abortion provider.
A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that, overall, women’s contributions tend to be accepted more often than men’s — but when a woman’s gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often.