Health and gender

Health and gender

15 October 2015
Men living in highly gender equal societies have better quality of life than men in less gender equal societies, according to new research from Øystein Gullvåg Holter.
5 October 2015
More research is carried out on breast cancer than on women’s heart attack. Even though heart attack kills more women.
7 September 2015
According to Norwegian fitness bloggers, the ideal female body is supposed to be slim, muscular, feminine and strong. However, the eating and workout regimes they promote are so strict, that even the bloggers themselves almost fail to follow them.
29 April 2015

Previously long-term exhaustion was considered a male disorder caused by societal pressures. Today women comprise the majority of ME patients, and they feel that their condition is their own fault.

31 January 2014

All of a sudden the once obese women are treated with respect in society. But underneath the clothes the skin is saggy and it takes a long time to become familiar with the “new” stomach.

3 December 2012

What is it like to have both a disability and a sexual orientation that is not heterosexual? A new study shows that this group encounters prejudice and ignorance in the Norwegian health care system.

27 September 2012

Mum is relieved; dad is sceptical. The child also has feelings about being diagnosed with ADHD and taking medication for it. “We need to listen more to the children,” says a Norwegian researcher.

12 December 2008

HIV and AIDS strike more African women than men, and the consequences of being open about one’s disease may be greater for women. Norwegian researchers have looked at how this affects whether women in Malawi show up for prenatal check-ups.

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Forfatter(e):
Camilla Mørk Røstvik
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2022
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Carolina Borges Rau Steuernagel
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2021
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Gaini, Firouz & Helene Pristed Nielsen
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2020
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Braadland, Peder Rustøen
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2020
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Pickard, Susan & Jude Robinson (eds.)
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2019
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Heinskou, Marie Bruvik, May-Len Skilbrei & Kari Stefansen (eds.)
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2019
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Magnusson, Karin, Aleksandra Turkiewicz & Martin Englund
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2019
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Fevang, Elisabeth
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2019
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Nilsen, Ada Kristine Ofrim et al.
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2019
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Vambheim, Sara Magelssen
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2018
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Barstad, Lisa Ha, Pétur B. Júlíusson, Line Kristin Johnson, Jens Kristoffer Hertel, Samira Lekhal & Jøran Hjelmesæth
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2018
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Nielsen, Mathias Wullum, Jens Peter Andersen, Londa Schiebinger and Jesper W. Schneider
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2017
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Solbrække, Kari Nyheim, Håvard Søiland, Kirsten Lode & Birgitta Haga Gripsrud
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2016