Study found that adequate sleep allowed students to cope with discrimination and challenges associated with ethnic or racial bias. It also helps them problem-solve more effectively and seek peer support when faced with hardships.
An analysis of annual surveys from graduating students at all U.S. allopathic medical schools suggests self-reported medical student mistreatment remains common and varies by sex, race/ethnicity and sexual orientation. This observational study included 27,504 unique student surveys, representing 72.1% of graduating medical school students in 2016 and 2017.
Half of young Australian women experience sexually-related personal distress, with one in five women having at least one female sexual dysfunction (FSD), new research by Monash University shows.
Researchers at McMaster University have peered into the most intimate moments of sexually active women and men across Canada to ask if they're using condoms, all in an effort to gather data that could inform decisions around public health and sex education.
This study captures the prevalence of image-based abuse victimisation and perpetration in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It's the first cross-national survey on the issue.
Researchers surveyed 153 transgender youths receiving gender-affirming care at a specialty clinic, and even in this relatively 'out' population, nearly half reported intentionally hiding their gender identity from a health care provider outside the clinic.
A new research study provides novel insights into community-level predictors of lifetime substance use among a sample of 2678 sexual minority adolescents.
Researchers analyzed incidences of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among adults 35 years and older who were living with and without HIV between 1996 and 2015 in Ontario - where over 40 per cent of Canadians living with HIV reside. People in Ontario living with HIV had a 34 per cent higher incidence rate of COPD and were diagnosed with the disease about 12 years younger than HIV-negative individuals.
Leading educators and clinical experts on transgender health care from Harvard, Fenway Health, and The Fenway Institute address access issues for transgender patients seeking care by providing a plan to integrate gender-affirming hormone therapy, surgical referrals, or wrap-around services into primary care.
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