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Your genes could impact the quality of your marriage
The quality of your marriage could be affected by your genes, according to new research conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-02-11)
Study suggests shifts in Afghan attitudes towards increased education and delayed marriage
In Afghanistan's most underdeveloped regions, attitudes towards education and child marriage appear to have changed significantly since the overthrow of the Taliban government in 2002, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (2018-12-18)
Study: Children of problem drinkers more likely to marry someone with a drinking problem
Children of parents who have alcohol use disorder are more likely to get married under the age of 25, less likely to get married later in life, and more likely to marry a person who has alcohol use disorder themselves, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and Lund University in Sweden. (2018-12-17)
Information on reproductive health outcomes lacking in Catholic hospitals
As Catholic health care systems expand nationwide, little is known about the reproductive outcomes of their patients compared to patients in other settings, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. (2018-12-06)
Mountain splendor? Scientists know where your eyes will look
Using precise brain measurements, Yale researchers predicted how people's eyes move when viewing natural scenes, an advance in understanding the human visual system that can improve a host of artificial intelligence efforts, such as the development of driverless cars. (2018-12-04)
As married couples age, humor replaces bickering
Honeymoon long over? Hang in there. A new University of California, Berkeley, study shows those prickly disagreements that can mark the early and middle years of marriage mellow with age as conflicts give way to humor and acceptance. (2018-12-03)
Ideal marriage partners drive Waorani warriors to war
In a new study, a team of researchers examined the social composition of raiding parties and their relationship to marriage alliances in an Amazonian tribal society, the Waorani of Ecuador. (2018-12-03)
Do local employment conditions affect women's pregnancy intentions?
Economic conditions can shape the decisions that adults make about their families, such as whether and when to have children. (2018-11-21)
Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother
A new national study shows that people whose mothers had more partners -- married or cohabiting -- often follow the same path. (2018-11-13)
Huge fall in prevalence of FGM/genital cutting among girls across Africa
The prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among girls up to the age of 14 has fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over the past three decades, reveals the first analysis of its kind, published in the online journal BMJ Global Health. (2018-11-06)
From asexuality to heteroflexibility: New openness about intimate relationships
The 21st century has ushered in a ''quiet revolution'' in the diversity of intimate relationships, and a leading scholar says the scale and pace of this social transformation warrants a ''reboot'' of relationship studies. (2018-11-05)
Supplemental issue honors the life and scholarship of Nobel Laureate Gary S. Becker
A special supplement to the most recent issue of the Journal of Political Economy (JPE) (October 2018) commemorates the life and work of the late Nobel laureate Gary S. (2018-10-30)
Refugee girls gain from effort to teach life skills
A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood within the evaluation period, according to the results of randomized controlled trials in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (2018-10-22)
Checked off 'the talk' with your teen? Not so fast: Once isn't enough
New BYU research shows that one vague conversation with your teen about sex is not enough. (2018-10-01)
WSU researchers develop sugar-powered sensor to detect, prevent disease
Researchers at Washington State University have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body's biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases. (2018-09-27)
UC political scientist reveals surprising answers about religious freedom
Can political conservatives accept inclusive religious freedom rights when viewing similar issues from another perspective? (2018-09-27)
Is student debt keeping Americans away from marriage?
Having a student loan could influence whether America's young adults first union after college is marriage or cohabitation. (2018-09-26)
Disaster leaves unexpected impact on rural Japan's marriage migrants
The devastating 2011 tsunami that struck the northeast of Japan led to a surprising outcome -- empowering some migrant women, while further isolating others. (2018-09-04)
How ugly marital spats might open the door to disease
Married people who fight nastily are more likely to suffer from leaky guts -- a problem that unleashes bacteria into the blood and can drive up disease-causing inflammation, new research suggests. (2018-08-15)
'Unreasonable behaviour' most common ground for divorce (new research suggests)
A new Oxford University study charts the changes in the main 'facts' that husbands and wives give for petitioning for divorce, since the Divorce Reform Act 1969 was implemented in 1971. (2018-07-30)
US sexual minorities less likely to be in work or insured than straight peers
Sexual minorities in the US are less likely to be in work or to have health insurance than their straight peers, reveal the results of a large survey, published in the online journal BMJ Open. (2018-07-26)
Blindness gene discovered
Researchers from UNIGE have investigated a recessive genetic disorder that destroys the eyes from developing and results in childhood blindness. (2018-07-23)
Concentrated wealth in agricultural populations may account for the decline of polygyny
Polygyny has been more common among relatively egalitarian low-tech horticulturalists than in highly unequal, capital-intensive agricultural societies. (2018-07-17)
Ferroelectric perovskites go organic
Engineers have created 23 all-organic perovskites, one of which offers ferroelectric properties comparable to the widely used inorganic perovskite ferroelectrics BaTiO3 (BTO), a new study reports. (2018-07-12)
Legalizing same-sex marriage increased health care access for gay men: Vanderbilt study
One of the first studies to examine the health impacts of marriage for LGBT individuals shows that legalizing same-sex marriage improved health care access for gay men. (2018-07-11)
Decision to live together negatively affects wealth accumulation
Living together is often a first step before marriage, or for a growing number of millennials, an alternative to tying the knot. (2018-06-26)
Dads often earn more, even if they're not harder workers
When it comes to earning potential, it pays to be a dad, new UBC research suggests. (2018-06-14)
BU: Religious refusal laws harm sexual minority mental health
A new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researcher has found that state laws permitting the denial of services to same-sex couples because of religious or moral beliefs harm the mental health of sexual minority adults in those states. (2018-05-23)
Recent trends of marriage in Iran
Data about marriages in Iran points to the declining number of formal (arranged) marriages in recent decades despite strong cultural and religious traditions favoring such marriages. (2018-05-16)
Love hurts: Spats with spouse may worsen chronic pain, other symptoms
For patients with chronic conditions like arthritis or diabetes, arguments with a spouse may have physical repercussions, according to researchers. (2018-05-15)
Marriage name game: What kind of guy would take his wife's last name?
The study looked at whether a man's level of education -- both his own and relative to his wife's -- influences the likelihood that he chooses a nontraditional surname in marriage. (2018-05-10)
Rising religious 'none' rates linked to conservative Christian politics
A study published in April in the journal Political Research Quarterly examined states that enacted policies against same-sex marriage, and found a correlation between these activities and a rising number of people who do not affiliate with a specific religion. (2018-05-10)
University of Michigan professor, graduate work together to empower Sudanese women
South Sudanese women have among the highest fertility rates and maternal death rates in the world, yet cultural norms still frown upon contraceptives -- even to make pregnancy and birth safer for women. (2018-05-09)
Seeking the truth on female genital cutting
A new study by anthropologists at the University of Bristol will help campaigners to closely target their work in eradicating female genital cutting (FGC). (2018-05-02)
When politics affects demography: How erdogan has brought 10% more children to turkey
Politics, and in particular the Islamist AKP party, played a decisive role in the reversal of demographic decline in Turkey since the early 2000s, through the provision of local welfare policies directed to families. (2018-04-26)
Get a grip: What your hand strength says about your marriage prospects and mortality
Researchers found men with a stronger grip were more likely to be married than men with weaker grips. (2018-04-26)
Power of negative example
While peers are significant, family remains highly important for adolescents as well, according to HSE researchers. (2018-04-24)
'Gayborhoods' still home to subtle discrimination
Despite claiming to support gay rights, many straight people who live in traditionally gay neighborhoods still practice subtle forms of discrimination when interacting with their gay and lesbian neighbors. (2018-04-13)
Equal earnings help couples say 'I do' and stay together
Recent work by Patrick Ishizuka, a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University's Cornell Population Center, is the first to offer empirical evidence that cohabitating couples are likely to get married only when they earn as much as their married peers. (2018-04-12)
Marriage reduces depression in couples earning less than $60,000 per year, study finds
People who are married and earning less than $60,000 per year in total household income have fewer symptoms of depression than comparable earning unmarried people, but for couples earning more, marriage doesn't show the same mental health benefits, according to a study co-authored by a Georgia State University researcher. (2018-04-10)
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