Medical Group Opposes States' Limits on Trans Youth Access to Treatment

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 -- A group of medical professionals in southern states opposes proposals that would limit transgender minors'access to gender-affirming health care such as hormone therapy and surgery. " To put it plainly, gender-affirming care...
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Abstract CME: Hormonal Therapy for Gender Incongruence and Gender Dysphoria Abstract. The discrepancy between the inherited gender and the perceived gender identity is called gender incongruity. In this article the major indications, contraindications and therapeutic steps for gender reassignment surgery and hormonal therapy are discussed and summarized. PMID: 32233766 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Praxis - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Praxis (Bern 1994) Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveTo assess the variation in price among different brands of anticancer medicines available in hospital pharmacies at Nepalese cancer hospitals.MethodsThe price of different brands of the same anticancer medicines available in the hospital pharmacies of two cancer hospitals was assessed. Prices of different dosage forms such as a single tablet, capsule and vial were calculated. The difference in the maximum and minimum price of the same drug manufactured by different pharmaceutical industries was determined, and the percentage variation in price was calculated. The prices of medicines (brands) were also comp...
Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: research
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Source: Der Urologe. Ausg. A - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urologe A Source Type: research
This article explores the experiences of a primary care-based pilot clinic providing gender-affirming hormone therapy in Wellington, New Zealand. AIM To evaluate service users' and health professionals' experiences of a pilot clinic at Mauri Ora (Victoria University of Wellington's Student Health and Counselling Service) that provided gender-affirming hormones through primary care. METHODS In-depth interviews were conducted with four (out of six) service users and four health professionals about their perspectives on the clinic. Interviews were transcribed verbatim and analysed using thematic analysis. RESULTS Three themes...
Source: Journal of Primary Health Care - Category: Primary Care Tags: J Prim Health Care Source Type: research
Purpose of review An update on the latest advances in fertility preservation for transgender women, with an emphasis on the attitudes, access, and techniques. Recent findings With recent warming in perception toward transgendered individuals, fertility preservation services are becoming increasingly available. Although new multidisciplinary transgender clinics are appearing in North America, a 2018 report shows a referral rate for fertility preservation of only 13.5%. Despite interest in child rearing, uptake of fertility preservation is still low as patients are transitioning at increasingly younger ages. Sperm cryop...
Source: Current Opinion in Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: GENDER MEDICINE, INFERTILITY AND ERECTILE FUNCTION: Edited by Ryan Flannigan and Ranjith Ramasamy Source Type: research
AbstractIncreasingly, studies have explored health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). Nevertheless, no study has compared differences between anterior and posterior surgical approaches. The aim of this study is to assess differences of HRQOL following these two surgical approaches. From January 2012 to September 2017, 653 patients underwent RARP at our institution. We included patients who underwent operations by three experienced surgeons with interchangeability of role as console operator, and who could evaluate preoperatively the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Com...
Source: Journal of Robotic Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ez A Abstract OBJECTIVES: Relationships between weight and fertility are well known. The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of lifetime eating disorder (ED) in a sample of infertile women seeking a specific infertility treatment, pulsatile gonadotropin-releasing hormone (pGnRH) treatment, and to compare it to the prevalence of lifetime ED in a sample of infertile women seeking other types of assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatments. DESIGN: Non-randomized, observational study including infertile female patients. Two-group design including consecutive women treated with GnRH pump (pGnRH) or...
Source: Eating and weight disorders : EWD - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Eat Weight Disord Source Type: research
Donor thyroid hormonal (TH) resuscitation therapy is a widely used practice. Recently, concerns have been raised suggesting a possible “withdrawal effect” and early graft failure risk after heart transplant in recipients not receiving TH supplementation. Whether this could counteract the possible favorable effects of TH donor therapy is not known.
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: (83) Source Type: research
Objective: Gabapentin is used to treat vasomotor symptoms (VMS) in postmenopausal women with contraindications to hormonal therapy or who prefer alternatives. We investigated the efficacy and tolerability of gabapentin for treating menopausal hot flushes via a meta-analysis. Methods: We searched the PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CENTRAL databases for English-language articles published until June, 2018. The following search terms were used: “menopause,” “hot flushes,” “vasomotor symptoms,” “gabapentin,” and “non-hormonal therapy.” Primary outcomes were frequen...
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Review-Systematic Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The nanomedicinal approaches are useful over the conventional treatment of breast cancer and deliver a target-specific drug-using different novel drug delivery approach of nanoformulation. PMID: 32228423 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Cancer Drug Targets - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Curr Cancer Drug Targets Source Type: research
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