Transgender People Who Have Access to Puberty Blockers Are Less Likely to Have Suicidal Thoughts, Study Finds
Transgender people who have access to drugs which prevent the body from going through puberty are less likely to think about taking their lives, a study suggests.
A mysterious new pneumonia-causing virus that has killed over a dozen people in China is thought to have originated in snakes, according to experts.
At least 4,000 people may have been infected by a mysterious virus thought to have originated in China, experts believe.
Snakes – the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra – may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly infectious respiratory illness in China this winter.
Scientists hope a blood test will one day be used to predict when a woman will start the menopause.Monitoring levels of what is known as anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) in the blood could one day enable doctors to forecast the final period of women in their late 40s or early 50s within a 12- to 24-month window, according to the authors of a research paper published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. AMH appears to be linked to how many eggs a woman has left, they said.
For many, hearing the word “Parkinson’s” conjures an image of tremors. But Parkinson’s disease, brought about by loss of nerve and other brain cells, is actually an incredibly complex movement disorder that can cause symptoms as wide-ranging as smell loss, thinking issues, depression and swallowing problems. More than 1 million people in the U.S. have the illness, and millions more loved ones and caregivers are affected by it, too.
Youth sports leagues are a great way for children to get physical activity, develop teamwork and create friendships. Research has shown that youth who participate in sports leagues are eight times as likely to be active in their early 20s than those who don’t participate.
Health officials in the U.S. have asked clinicians to be on the look out for patients with symptoms of a mystery virus from China, which has been identified in a man in Washington state.