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Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »

Former AstraZeneca UK plant back up for sale, putting 270 jobs at risk

A CDMO that has made a habit of snapping up Big Pharma’s discarded manufacturing plants has put a former AstraZeneca plant into bankruptcy. Avara Avlon Pharma Services, called in administrators after a major contract came to an end, BristolLive reports. The company is looking for a buyer for the site in Avonmouth, England, in an… Read More »