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How Can I Minimize Endometriosis Risk?

Endometriosis is common among women in their 30s and 40s. The women at highest risk include those who have not had children; whose menstrual cycles last longer than seven days; or who have a mother, sister, or aunt with the condition. Although there is no sure-shot way to prevent endometriosis, here are certain steps to… Read More »

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »