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HIV drugs reduce feminising hormone levels by 36% in HIV-positive trans women, Thai study finds

A study investigating the interactions in HIV-positive trans women between gender-affirming feminising hormone therapy (FHT) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) has found that blood levels of the primary female hormone estradiol were reduced by an average of 36% in women once they started taking ART. It also found that taking FHT reduced the level of the… Read More »

Report Finds Med Schools Must Better Promote Racial Justice

Medical schools must do a better job educating future doctors about racism, promoting diversity and serving patients of color, according to results from a recent survey, reports Reuters. For the 2019 Racial Justice Report Card (RJRC), medical students at 17 institutions gave their schools an A, B or C grade based on 14 criteria. According… Read More »

Just Thinking About Coffee Is Enough to Wake You Up, New Study Finds

So entrenched is the association between coffee and ideas of ambition and focus that merely thinking about the drink is enough to increase the body’s arousal levels and focus your thoughts, according to researchers at Monash University and the University of Toronto. Reporting their findings in the journal Consciousness and Cognition, the researchers write that… Read More »