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Friday, November 20, 2015

Women's Health: New online tool created to tackle complications of pregnancy, childbirth ♦ Sex reassignment surgery may be better for transgender women’s health than hormones only

Despite substantial progress, the world fell short of the maternal mortality target in the Millennium Development Goals Despite reducing maternal mortality by an impressive 44 percent between 1990 and 2015, the world fell well short of the target of a 75 percent reduction that appeared in the Millennium Development Goals.
Sex reassignment surgery may be better for transgender women’s health than hormones only Transgender women may be at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes compared with men and women in the general population. Transgender women who received only hormone therapy had poorer metabolic health than transgender women who underwent sex reassignment surgery in addition to receiving hormone therapy, suggesting that sex reassignment surgery may be metabolically protective.
Parasitic worms affect human reproduction Anthropologists study the Tsimane people of Bolivia to determine how parasitism affects female fertility.
New online tool created to tackle complications of pregnancy, childbirth An interdisciplinary team of biologists and medical researchers has created a new platform, which they call GEneSTATION specifically designed to leverage the growing knowledge of human genomics and evolution to advance scientific understanding of human pregnancy and translate it into new treatments for the problems that occur when this complex process goes awry.

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