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Hui Liu

Could Marriage Stave Off Dementia?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Hands of couple wearing wedding rings

Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age….

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Social Science Researcher Finds Link Between Sexual Minorities and Heightened Diabetes Risk

Thursday, August 8, 2019
College of Social Sciences

A new study in the College of Social Science has found higher risks of diabetes among sexual minority individuals. The study by Sociology professor Dr. Hui Liu, published…

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Understanding and Improving LGBTQ+ Health

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health

For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of…

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Marriage May Protect Transgender Couples

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Cathy Hiu-Liu

Transgender people who are married are less likely to experience discrimination than their unmarried counterparts, indicates a national study led by a Michigan State University sociologist. The findings,…

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Is Sex in Later Years Good for Your Health?

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Cathy Hiu-Liu

Having sex frequently – and enjoying it – puts older men at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems. For older women, however, good sex may…

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Rocky Marriages Not Always Bad for Your Health

Friday, May 27, 2016
Cathy Hiu-Liu

For men, an unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, finds a national study led by…

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Gender Matters: Stress

Friday, February 26, 2016

Professor Hui Liu presents research related to stress at the Gender Matters research forum on February 26, 2016.

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Childhood Stress Fuels Weight Gain in Women

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
woman on scale

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 When it comes to weight gain for women, childhood stress appears to be a bigger culprit than stress during adulthood, finds a…

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