Pediatrics

What are puberty blockers, and how do they work?

The use of puberty blocking drugs to treat adolescents with gender dysphoria or incongruence has recently come under scrutiny following a decision by the UK High Court. Three judges ruled that children under 16 were unlikely ...

Oncology & Cancer

Obesity increases endometrial cancer risk

Endometrial cancer, which begins in the uterus within the layer of cells that form the uterine lining, has been on the rise over the past decade. Each year in the U.S., over 60,000 women are diagnosed with endometrial cancer, ...

Health

Lifestyle affects women's life expectancy and quality-of-life

Women living in Austria today have a statistical life expectancy of 84 years, so that, on average, they live 4.7 years longer than men. However, when it comes to years of good health, they are on a par with men and the increased ...

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