Category Archives: COVID-19

AstraZeneca or not, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is a complex and potentially fatal emergency. Is the world prepared?

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. The COVID-19 pandemic and investigations into the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots are rapidly evolving situations. This information may be superseded by later findings. This article was … Continue reading

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Proxalutamide, a new antiandrogen, improves COVID-19 outcomes in trials of men and women

Previously: COVID-19 updates: From spironolactone to estrogen to GnRH antagonists (May 2020) Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a rapidly evolving situation, and this information may be … Continue reading

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2020’s hard lessons in public health pessimism

I was wrong. For the better part of a decade, my approach to communicating transgender medicine and science to the public has been premised on certain unexamined lay assumptions about what this wider audience struggles with and what they require … Continue reading

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June COVID-19 update: Reassuring data on spironolactone and ACE2 risks

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Our understanding of the pandemic is evolving rapidly; this information may be superseded by later and more conclusive findings. This article was last updated on June 30, 2020. … Continue reading

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May COVID-19 updates: From spironolactone to estrogen to GnRH antagonists

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Our understanding of the pandemic is evolving rapidly; this information may be superseded by later and more conclusive findings. This article was last updated on May 31, … Continue reading

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