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California rejects unique intersex surgery ban for some kids

California lawmakers have rejected a ban on medically unnecessary treatment for babies born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia By ADAM BEAM Associated Press January 14, 2020, 12:59 AM 4 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have rejected what would have been a first-of-its-kind ban on medically unnecessary treatment for infants born with ambiguous or… Read More »

Can Weight Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk?

In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 13 types of cancer were linked to obesity. Now, two recent studies presented at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting have found that bariatric surgery—commonly called weight loss surgery—is linked with reduced cancer risk among those who are overweight… Read More »

Trans man, 22, develops stones in his urethra after surgery to craft a penis using skin from his arm

Trans man, 22, who had a penis crafted using skin from his forearm develops dozens of tiny STONES in his urethra The patient’s condition was rare, the doctors said, so they improvised treatment  The growths were the same as kidney stones but inside the penis Doctors used a laser to destroy them and the patient… Read More »