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Type 2 diabetes: Sexual orientation may influence risk

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Medical News Today, Published Saturday 12 May 2018 The new study — which was led by Heather L. Corliss, a professor at San Diego State University’s Graduate School of Public Health in California — suggests that women who identify as lesbian or bisexual are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The findings were published in the journal Diabetes Care. Read more of Type 2...

Nutrition Therapy Guidelines will Help People Living with HIV Stay Healthy

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UAB Medicine News, 23.04.18 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics released their new guidelines for medical nutrition therapy in HIV care titled “Practice Paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Intervention and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection,” with Amanda Willig, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Infectious...

Serving up inequality: How sex and gender impact women’s relationship with food

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Women’s Health Victoria, September 2017 This issues paper explores various aspects of women’s health relating to food. These include the impacts of nutritional deficiency, the links between nutrition and chronic disease and women’s food-related behaviours. Gender itself is a key structural determinant of women’s health and inequality, playing out in women’s roles in relation to food, in...

Sperm counts among western men have halved in last 40 years – study

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The Guardian, Wednesday 26 July 2017 03.00 AEST Sperm counts among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers behind the decline remain unclear. The latest findings reveal that between 1973 and 2011, the concentration of sperm in the ejaculate of men in western countries has fallen by an average of 1.4% a year, leading to an overall drop of just over...

An atlas of six South Australian communities: Mapping the influences on community wellbeing

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DSCI & SA Health, 2016 An atlas of six South Australian communities: Mapping the influences on community wellbeing was produced for the South Australian Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) and the Department for Health and Ageing (SA Health). Over the last three decades, numerous reports and studies have highlighted substantial variations in the wellbeing across the South...

Group interventions key to improving health of older lesbian, bisexual women, study finds

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The results of a US study suggest that group intervention is an effective tool to help aging lesbian and bisexual women improve their overall health behaviours. The study, published today in a supplement to the journal Women’s Health Issues, addresses growing concerns over health disparities amongst women in this demographic, which include elevated levels of stress, anxiety, substance abuse...

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