Talking Points

March 13th, 2019 Medical schools have failed to include in their standard medical curricula training on hormone therapy, gender-affirming surgeries, or even the basics of sexual orientation and gender identity, argues an Association of American Medical Colleagues...

March 6th, 2019 Will corporate greed get in the way of patient access to non-profit stool for faecal transplants? The New York Times reports that there are millions of dollars at stakes, thousands of lives in the balance. The battle, pitting drug companies...

February 20th, 2019 Unscrupulous parties are touting blood plasma infusion from young donors to fight ageing or serious illnesses. This week the US Food and Drug Administration warned against the procedure. Many older people are infusing young people's plasma into...

January 30th, 2019 The idea that we humans have a variety of deaths to choose from is more familiar in the Netherlands than anywhere else. But the long-term consequences of this idea are only just becoming discernible, notes an article in The Guardian. Last year a...
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