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Trump’s transgender military ban prompts discussion on treatment costs, burden

Trump’s transgender military ban prompts discussion on treatment costs, burden
July 26, 2017

The decision by President Donald Trump to reinstitute a ban on transgender adults serving in the U.S. military, citing “tremendous medical costs,” has brought criticism from endocrinologists, who are quick to note that any treatment costs related to transgender care are far from excessive.

In a series of Twitter posts Wednesday morning, Trump stated that, after consulting with generals and military experts, the government will not “accept or allow” transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.

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Subcutaneous testosterone offers alternative to intramuscular injections in transgender men

July 25, 2017
Transgender men initiating testosterone therapy via subcutaneous abdominal injections did not experience any change in free and total serum testosterone levels when…
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Hormone therapy for transgender adults poses potential CVD risks

July 25, 2017
Long-term cross-sex hormone therapy for transgender individuals is associated with potential cardiovascular risks, but also offers psychological benefits, according to a…
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Fearing drug interactions, transgender women may skip HIV, hormone therapy

July 25, 2017
A high proportion of transgender women with HIV who were surveyed said they did not adhere to either ART, feminizing hormone therapy or both for fear of drug…
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Growth Disorders: An In Depth Focus on Treatment Disparities & Growth Outcomes Studies

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The indications for growth hormone have expanded over the years, and health care professionals treating children with…
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VIDEO: Long-acting GnRH analogues generally safe, effective with long-term use

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Growth Hormone Deficiency and Other Causes of Short Stature: Trends in Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment in Children and Adults

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Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a worldwide growing concern.  There are multiple known causes for growth…
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