Monthly Archives: February 2020

Should the “gold standard” of randomized controlled trials really be the standard for transition treatment?

The standards we choose to set for the kinds of evidence that we consider valid and acceptable for a given purpose are something that can be wielded selectively or in bad faith for motivated purposes. Such maneuvers are sometimes attempted … Continue reading

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Large study of trans youth on HRT finds zero incidents of thrombosis

One of the most serious side effects of feminizing hormone therapy can be the development of thrombosis, a blood clot which blocks the normal circulation of blood, leading to potentially fatal conditions such as pulmonary embolism, heart attack, or stroke. … Continue reading

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