Teens and young adults who are transgender are four times more likely to suffer from sleep disorders than their peers.
Researchers report that gender-affirming hormone therapy improves both physical and psychological satisfaction for those who use the treatment to attain their true gender identity.
Social support, in addition to access to gender-affirming hormones and puberty blockers, helps reduce depression and suicidal ideation in young transgender people.
Combining fMRI and behavioral data, researchers examined gender identity in cisgender and transgender individuals using a new machine learning algorithm. The AI identified at least nine dimensions of brain-gender variation.
Transgender men have a four times higher risk of heart attack than cisgender women, and twice the rate of heart attack than cisgender males. For transgender women, the risk of heart attack is twice the risk as in cisgender women. However, there is no significant difference in risk between transgender women and cisgender males.
A new study reports than among veterans who identify as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis.
A new study reports sex hormones taken by those undergoing gender reassignment can alter brain chemistry and increase risk for mood disorders, especially in men transitioning into women.
Researchers at UCLA embark in new studies into the biological origin of gender identity and sexual orientation.
A new study reports transgender teens express typical hormone levels consistent with their gender of birth.