Despite repressive laws against homosexuality, gender reassignment surgery remains legal in Iran. But Iranians who seek sex change operations are faced with a harsh approval process and a high risk of botched surgeries.
The German Cabinet approved a bill to ban the advertising or offering of "conversion therapy" to transgender and gay people. The proposed legislation was expanded to include 16- to 18-year-olds.
A widespread tendency in the health sector to act rather than wait for a more concrete diagnosis means far more operations are carried out than are actually necessary, a new study has found.
Many women have not gone for a mammography screening in recent months for fear of becoming infected with the coronavirus. However, such screening for breast cancer can save lives.
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