CAL CITY BOYS: Biological mother of West brothers breaks silence, files multi-million lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KGET) – 18 months after Orrin and Orson West disappeared from the home of their adoptive parents in California City, the boys’ biological mother is breaking her silence. “This is really hard to talk about,” said an emotional Ryan Dean, speaking to the public for the first time at a news conference … Read more

Science Hill boys win district tennis, girls fall to Tennessee High | Sports

There was a mixture of joy and sadness at the Pete Zannis Tennis Center on Thursday. Science Hill clinched the District 1-AA boys championship with a 9-0 win over Tennessee High. However, the Science Hill girls won’t be defending their 2021 state championship after a 5-4 loss to Tennessee High ended their chances for a … Read more

Biological mother, grandmother of Cal City boys seek $40M from county | News

The biological mother and maternal grandmother of Orrin and Orson West – two California City brothers who were adopted by a couple now facing murder charges in their deaths – filed a claim against the Kern County Department of Human Services seeking $ 40 million and accusing the agency of negligence in allowing the couple … Read more

Energy-Burning Brown Fat Less Active in Boys With Obesity – Discovery May Lead to New Treatments

MRI image of brown fat in the posterior neck (the area in teal blue outlined in pink). Credit: McMaster University Study might offer new therapies to treat obesity. A study at McMaster University has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is less active in boys with obesity compared to boys with a normal body mass … Read more

Energy-burning brown fat less active in boys with obesity – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Hamilton, ON (April 14, 2022) – A study at McMaster University has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is less active in boys with obesity compared to boys with a normal body mass index (BMI). Hamilton, ON (April 14, 2022) – A study at McMaster University has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is less … Read more

Utah Becomes 12th State to Prohibit Biological Boys from Playing in Girls’ Sports

Utah became the 12th state to ban biological males from playing on female sports teams when its legislature on Friday overrode the governor’s veto of a bill that has captured national interest. The state Senate voted 21-8 to override the veto. That same day, the state House voted 56-18 to do the same. Both bodies … Read more

Large Study Finds Girls Credit This Stereotype For Failing, And It’s Holding Them Back

Across the world, girls are more likely than boys to blame academic failure on a lack of talent, according to a large study on gender stereotypes published Wednesday. Paradoxically, the idea that males are inherently more brilliant was most entrenched in countries that are more egalitarian. Such stereotypes have been explored in the past, but … Read more

New Stanford Research Shows Differences Between Brains of Girls and Boys With Autism

Brain organization differs between boys and girls with autism, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The differences, identified by analyzing hundreds of brain scans with artificial intelligence techniques, were unique to autism and not found in typically developing boys and girls. The research helps explain why autism symptoms differ … Read more

Scientists find differences between the brains of girls and boys with autism

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. In a new study from Stanford University, researchers found brain organization differs between boys and girls with autism. The differences, identified by analyzing hundreds of brain scans with artificial intelligence techniques, were unique to autism and not found in typically developing boys and girls. The research helps explain why autism symptoms … Read more