Women Face the Punishment of Motherhood Long Before Their STEM Careers

By Sarah Thebaud, University of California, Santa Barbara and Catherine Taylor, University of California, Santa Barbara NS Research Summary This is a short excerpt about interesting academic studies. big idea Unfounded assumptions about how motherhood affects worker productivity can undermine women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, and math long before they become mothers—or even before …

Why Talking About Menopause Has Been Taboo for So Long

By Ranjith Ramasamy, University of Miami contrary to legends COVID-19 vaccines circulating on social media do not cause erectile dysfunction and male infertility. What’s true: SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, poses a risk for both disorders. So far, little research has been done on how the virus or vaccines affect the male reproductive system. …

It’s Long Time To Invest in Women’s Health

Although women make up half the adult population, research on women’s health is disproportionately low. between approximately $42 billion The National Institutes of Health (NIH) spends each year on medical research, only about 5 billion dollars a percentage of this fund is specifically geared towards women’s health. Unequal distribution of research dollars It is not …