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Hormonal therapy for transsexualism safe and effective

Hormonal therapy for transsexual patients is safe and effective, a multicenter European study indicates. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Medications

Oral contraceptives typically have little impact on libido

(HealthDay) -- For most women, oral contraceptives do not affect libido, but health care providers should be aware that some women may experience negative effects on sexual function, according to a study published online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Severe PMS may last longer than thought

(HealthDay) -- For years, women with the severe form of premenstrual syndrome known as premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) were told that their symptoms should subside the day menstruation begins.

Oncology & Cancer

Breast tenderness linked to increased breast density

(Medical Xpress) -- Post-menopausal women who experience breast tenderness after starting combination hormone therapy have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who don't, a study by researchers with UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive ...