Sexual Health

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When transgender people undergo sex-reassignment surgery, the beneficial effect on their mental health is still evident - and increasing - years later, [more…]

No ‘gay gene’, but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior

No ‘gay gene’, but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior

Published 30/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single “gay gene” but that a [more…]

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Published 05/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who fill prescriptions for custom-blended hormone therapy may get capsules or creams that don’t contain the correct amount of medicine, a [more…]

Men may be able to help partner’s menopausal transition

Men may be able to help partner’s menopausal transition

Published 04/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Overall, men know the transition through menopause can bring difficult symptoms for their wife or partner and that there may be ways [more…]

Missouri’s only abortion clinic to stay open until at least August 1

Missouri’s only abortion clinic to stay open until at least August 1

Published 28/06/2019

(Reuters) - Missouri’s only abortion clinic will remain open for now after a state arbiter on Friday ordered a stay in response to Planned Parenthood’s [more…]

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women

Published 21/06/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals’ drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt [more…]

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access:…

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access:…

Published 26/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have [more…]

Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud

Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud

Published 24/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries [more…]

Many teens and young adults lack privacy at doctor’s office

Many teens and young adults lack privacy at doctor’s office

Published 25/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of U.S. teens and young adults don’t have private time with doctors during their checkups, and may be less comfortable [more…]

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health [more…]