Study finds those who detransition avoid medical help

Medical education, research and clinical guidelines are all available to support the initiation of gender-affirming care for transgender people, but a York University-led qualitative study has found these resources are sparse ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Doctors urge access to psychedelic therapies in New Mexico

Physicians and researchers are urging New Mexico legislators to allow the use of psychedelic mushrooms in mental health therapy aimed at overcoming depression, anxiety, psychological trauma and alcoholism.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A major update on global tuberculosis fight

The global effort against tuberculosis, a disease which takes 1.5 million lives annually, presents some cause for optimism, according to an expert from the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) and ...


Portugal's euthanasia law goes for constitutional review

Portugal's president on Thursday asked the country's Constitutional Court to evaluate a recent law passed by parliament that allows euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill and gravely injured people.


Spain's parliament votes to legalize euthanasia

Spain's parliament voted Thursday to approve a bill that will allow physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia for long-suffering patients of incurable diseases or unbearable permanent conditions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Morocco announces first coronavirus death

Morocco's health ministry said Tuesday the country had recorded its first death linked to the new coronavirus, an 89-year-old woman who suffered from chronic health problems.

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