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In Transgenders, Complexes Effects Can Be Seen With Hormone Treatment

Researchers report on this study, Sex-hormone treatment in transgender individuals has complex sex-specific effects on body composition and metabolic cytokine secretion. Transgender individuals typically undergo gender-affirming hormonal therapy (GAHT) and gender-affirming surgeries to mitigate feelings of gender dysphoria. This study has been published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

 

A Proteomic Approach for Patients with Dementias

One of the most intriguing properties of the brain is its means to undergo synaptic plasticity which represents the basis for learning and memory, abilities that severely decline in the case of dementia. A new study published in the scientific journal Brain suggests that particular proteins important in the communication between neurons could be targets for early interventions in patients with different types of dementias.