The line-up of athletes along a start line will vary in a multitude of ways, including height, weight, age and proportion. This variation is part of sporting culture — but this hasn’t always been the case when it comes to the hormone testosterone

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Olivia Katrandjian, “As an unmarried woman approaching 30, I’m increasingly aware of the looming biological deadline that might make it difficult to have both a career and a family. Or at least what I thought was the biological deadline”

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Despite decades of promising research, the many men who want their own contraceptive pill still have nothing. One of them, Andy Extance, looks at the obstacles – practical, political, economic – and meets the people hoping to make male birth control a reality

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Female physicians at some of the nation’s most prominent public medical schools earn nearly $20,000 less a year on average than their male colleagues, according to an analysis published on Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine

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Stark differences between men and women’s immune responses pose medical conundrum

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White women are dying at a slightly younger age than in the past. That’s according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics

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Aubrey Fletcher knew she wanted to work on a dairy farm ever since she was a little girl. “I do remember my mom asking, ‘Are you sure that’s what you want to do?’ ” Fletcher recalls

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Twenty-two years after Congress ordered the National Institutes of Health to include women in the clinical trials it funds to test medical treatments, women make up more than half the participants in those trials

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