Tag: gender

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, women exhibited a greater prevalence of sleep problems across genders during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. In a subgroup analysis, there was a lower rate of sleep problems in regions where lockdown was implemented, compared to regions where only control measures without lockdown were...
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1. Increased competing demands and a more negatively-perceived work climate may contribute to increased rates of burnout amongst female physician-scientists relative to their male counterparts. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Physician burnout is increasingly prevalent, and is more common among certain subgroups, including women. The objective of this national survey was...
1. Youth with gender dysphoria (GD; significant discontent with the sex assigned at birth), who underwent treatment with puberty suppression reported significant improvements in GD and body image difficulties.  2. After treatment with puberty suppression, participants reported improvements in global psychological functioning as well as on measures of objective and...
Image: PD 1. Male patients with mild traumatic brain injury demonstrated increased white matter abnormalities in the uncinate fasciculus compared to female-matched controls in brain MRI scans. 2. Uncinate fasciculus (UF) abnormalities detected by MRI was an independent risk factor for persistent post-concussion syndromes. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Fair) Study Rundown: The effect...
Image: PD 1. Social isolation was found highly correlated to traditional clinical risk factors and found more predictive of mortality than high blood pressure.  2. Infrequent religious activity was found to be the social isolation factor most predictive of mortality.   Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Previous independent and small-scale studies have...
Image: PD 1. Parents of overweight or obese teens reported more food restriction practices than parents of non-overweight teens.  2. Parents of non-overweight teens reported more pressure-to-eat practices than parents of overweight or obese teens.  3. Parents were more likely to use pressure-to-eat practices with sons than daughters.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study...