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Transgender Teenager

A new Australian study has uncovered evidence of a genetic link underpinning gender dysphoria in transgender people. The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, suggests a link between being transgender and changes in genes that process the sex hormones estrogen and androgen. For the study, scientists at Melbourne’s Hudson Institute of …


A promising candidate for a HIV vaccine may protect against dozens of strains of the virus and is almost ready for human testing, scientists say. The vaccine creates antibodies that attack a vulnerable site of the virus discovered two years ago, according to researchers at the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) …

Karen from will and grace

A new study in the US has found straight women are more comfortable opening up to gay men than straight guys. The study, published in the US journal Psychological Science, initally surveyed more than 150 heterosexual women about their comfort levels around men. The researchers then conducted a study in which 66 straight women were …