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Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2), also known as Human herpes virus 1 and 2 (HHV-1 and -2), are two members of the herpes virus family that infect humans. HSV-1 and HSV-2 cause the vira...
Three members of the Dawoodi Bohra sect of Islam were recently indicted on charges of "female genital mutilation" (FGM) in the US state of Michigan. In Norway, meanwhile, one of the major political pa...
(The Conversation) – While condemning female genital mutilation, Australian society appears to broadly accept routine circumcision of young boys, and genital modification surgeries on intersex c...
Gender transition can substantially improve quality-of-life in individuals with gender dysphoria, and various surgical options are available for female-to-male (FtM) transition, including facial and c...
What are female genital sores and what are the main causes? How might a sore be prevented, how are they diagnosed, and what is the outlook?
Female choice for good quality males is familiar to everyone, whereas much less is known about the evolution of male mate choice. Researchers have studied the evolution of male and female mating strat...
Two Michigan doctors have been charged under a 1996 US federal law against female genital mutilation (FGM), the first people in the US to face such charges.Jumana Nagarwala, 44, is accused of...
In experimental research, scientists tend to assume that -- unless they are looking specifically at reproduction or sexual behavior -- male and female animals are alike, and mostly use males.
(NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Inst...
Gender-affirming surgery is common for the treatment of gender dysphoria, but its effect on genital sensitivity is not well known.
To describe the hysterectomy data among a cohort of transgender men and nontransgender (ie, cisgender) women with a particular goal to evaluate the feasibility of vaginal hysterectomy among transgende...
When a discrepancy exists between an individual's biologic sex and the deeply felt sense of being male or female, a transgender orientation may result. .
To explore preimmigration experiences of violence and postimmigration health status in male-to-female transgender individuals (n = 45) from Mexico applying for asylum in the United States.