Archives for TGmeds

LGBT Action Plan 2018: Improving the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people

National LGBT Survey: Summary report

Press Release - New Government Action Plan Pledges to Improve the Lives of LGBT People

Fears that UK ‘voter ID’ rules could stop transgender people from voting

Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People?

Hair Loss, Hair Removal - Temporary and Permanent, Hair Retention 2017

Cardiologist: Breast implants skew heart attack test

UK non-binary people could win legal recognition as NHS shakes up trans services

Doctors must stop refusing to help trans people

Tips for coping in hot weather

Sleeping in hot weather

Teens with gender identity issues 'at risk over treatment wait'

Tavistock and Portman to take responsibility for gender identity services at Charing Cross

Brain differences found in sex change 'men'

Transsexual differences caught on brain scan

Scans prove there's no such thing as a 'male' or 'female' brain

'Transsexuality gene' makes women feel like men

Life inside Exeter's gender clinic 'The Laurels' which has nearly 600 people on its waiting list

Fair care for trans patients

This is why the London gender identity clinic ending its NHS contract is an opportunity, not a crisis

UK's largest gender identity clinic ends contract to offer transition services

NHS trust terminates Gender Identity Service contract amid trans health turmoil

Aging and Trans, parts 1 - 4

Gender Recognition Act review announced in plan for transgender equality

Shortage of estrogen drugs in US worries trans women: 'It's my peace of mind'

Trans Activist Creates New 'Clothing Swap' Program for Trans Community

Transphobic hate crimes in 'sickening' 170% rise as low prosecution rates create 'lack of trust' in police

W.H.O. Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Mental Disorders

Government slammed for ‘lukewarm’ commitment to transgender reforms

Woman feared walking down Brighton’s streets after trans abuse

Beyond Bathrooms - Meeting The Health Needs Of Transgender People

Infants Prefer Toys Typed To Their Gender

For Aging Trans People, Growing Old is Especially Isolating

Huge rise in number of Britons trying to change gender

Meet the gender reassignment surgeons: 'Demand is going through the roof'

UK doctor prescribing cross-sex hormones to children as young as 12

Gender identity and the big questions that have yet to be answered

Transgender health services nearing crisis as clinics face 2800% surge in referrals

Government to review 2004 Gender Recognition Act

Trans people attack UK government's trans 'equality' report

Transgender children: ‘This is who he is - I have to respect that’

A letter to … my transgender teenage son

Transgender inmate living as a woman 'nearly dies' after she slashes herself at men's prison

Genital mutilation of UK intersex people on the NHS, UN acts

Report that could get trans women out of men’s prisons deliberately delayed

Perceived Discrimination, Social Support, and Quality of Life in Gender Dysphoria

Report of the Care Quality Commission into the Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic

Hormones 2016

Effects of Sex Steroid Deprivation/Administration on Hair Growth and Skin Sebum Production in Transsexual Males and Females

The Transsexual Phenomenon

A puddle underneath the keyboard!

Transgender kids: ‘Everyone was calling me Sebastian, but I knew I was a girl’

Does Menopause Really Cause Weight Gain?

Clinical Review: Breast Development in Trans Women Receiving Cross-Sex Hormones

5 rules for taking creative criticism

Clearing out damaged cells in mice extends lifespan by up to 35 percent

Dangerous bacteria molecules discovered in processed foods

Charing Cross GRS Waiting Lists - 2015

Government Trans Equality Report; Much to Cheer But Timid in Parts

Gender Identity Clinics

New Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital

Primary Care responsibilities in relation to the prescribing and monitoring of hormone therapy for patients undergoing or having undergone Gender dysphoria treatments

Focus on transgender equality highlights poor experience of trans people in daily lives

Transgender Equality

How to create an anti-aging skin care plan

How to maximize results from anti-aging skin care products

Face washing 101 & Dry Skin

Herbal Hormones 2016 Version 1.0

Transgender Lives

The 'clinical management policy of Charing Cross GIC'

Gender dysphoria and reassignment

A review of access to NHS gender reassignment services - (England only)

Pharmacological Treatment of Gender Dysphoria

Safe dating, the Silent Alarm, and Signs of Predation

Silicone Breast Implant Safety and Efficacy

Common myths about gender identity and intersex

Silicone Breast Implants Still Lack Proof of Safety

Data Protection Act 1998

Gender Recognition Statistics

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Changing your name in the UK

Equality Act 2006

Equality Act 2010

Gender Recognition Act 2004

22 Lessons From Stephen King On How To Be A Great Writer

Transgender experiences

Human Rights Act 1998

The Patient's Charter and You - a Charter for England

Charing Cross surgery figures for August 2015

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions at Charing Cross GIC

General Trans FAQ’s at Charing Cross GIC

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s male to female gender reassignment service: updated information for our patients

Its a new look!

Transgender clinical reference guide

Developing a Female Voice

Feminine Voice Techniques

Thoughts on having a baby

'Herbal Hormones 2015'

How to evaluate health information on the internet

Universal Hormones 2015


Nursing with Dignity

Standards Of Care - version 7

Becoming Myself: Gender Identity – 2

Clinical Guidance

NHS Funding

Becoming Myself: Gender Identity - 1

Gender Dysphoria - on the radio

A Guide To Hormone Therapy For Trans People

Endocrinology Handbook, May 2010

Survival guide to the Christmas party season

Incidence of breast cancer in a cohort of 5,135 transgender veterans

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Sex Change – But Were Afraid To Ask

Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons

Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons - A Patient’s Guide

Increased Risk of Non-Fatal Myocardial Infarction Following Testosterone Therapy Prescription in Men

Cross-sex hormonal treatment and body uneasiness in individuals with gender dysphoria

Largest Study to Date: Transgender Hormone Treatment Safe

Staying Sane and Whole While in Transition

Why Suicide Has Become an Epidemic--and What We Can Do to Help

Caring and transgender people

Post-op Care

Coming out for transgender people

Hormone therapy associated with MI in male-to-female transsexuals

Does vitamin C work for preventing and treating colds?

Mental wellbeing and trans people

Transgender death and bereavement

Transsexual police officer sues force after she was forced to 'out herself over police radio'

Effects of Estrogen Treatment on Sexual Behavior in Male-to-Female Transsexuals: Experimental and Clinical Observations

Twenty five year follow-up for breast cancer incidence and mortality of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study: randomised screening trial

Endocrine and clinical effects of micronized estradiol administered vaginally or orally - [2001]

NHS trust confirms plan to replace surgeon responsible for majority of UK gender reassignment work

Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer

Vaginoplasty - SRS/GRS

Breaking news of death to relatives

WLMHT Gender Identity Clinic (Gic) Myths

Do cranberries help prevent urinary tract infections?


A Sex Difference in the Human Brain and its Relation to Transsexuality

A follow-up study for estimating the effectiveness of a cross-gender hormone substitution therapy on transsexual patients

An Approach to Feminine Speech and Vocal Techniques for Genetic Males

Changing the Vocal Characteristics of a Postoperative Transsexual Patient: A Longitudinal Study.

Ensuring that having a vasectomy is an informed decision

FAQ: Hormone Therapy for F2M Transsexuals

FAQ: Hormone Therapy for M2F Transsexuals

Selected References: Speech Therapy and the Transsexual Voice

Sex Differences In The Brain

Transsexualism, medicine and law

Vitamins - how much do we need?

Who needs vitamin and mineral supplements?

Zen And The Art Of Post-Operative Maintenance

Genetics; testing times ahead?

Healthcare for Lesbians: attitudes and experiences

Herbs of Special Interest to Women

Homophobia and Nursing Care

Hormonal Involvement in Brain Functions

Hormonal Sex Reassignment

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Treatment in Transsexuals

Hormones: When Reality Takes A Break

How a Wife fixed up the first sex change

How green are you?


Hysterectomy: Nursing the Physical and Emotional Wounds

Mortality and Morbidity in Transsexual Patients With Cross-Gender Hormone Treatment

Pharmacokinetics of Estrogens and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Pre-operative fasting: putting research into practice

Psychiatric Aspects of Sex Reassignment Surgery

Rhinitis: diagnosis and treatment

The misery of hay fever

The Pharmacological Treatment of Transsexuals

Women's knowledge of HRT and the prevention of osteoporosis

A randomized trial to evaluate effectiveness and cost effectiveness of naturopathic cranberry products as prophylaxis against urinary tract infection in women

Breast Self-Examination (BSE)

Coping With A Major Personal Crisis

Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections

Cranberry juice and urinary tract infection

Effects of Estrogen With and Without Progestin on Urinary Incontinence

Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual People: A Review of Treatment Regimens, Outcomes, and Adverse Effects

Estrogen and Parkinson's Disease - Estrogen Deprivation Leads To Death Of Dopamine Cells In The Brain

For a better relationship with your Doctor

Glia Mediates the Neuroprotective Action of Estradiol on ß-Amyloid-Induced Neuronal Death

Losing Weight - Diets are for wimps

Older Men Are as Responsive as Young Men to the Anabolic Effects of Graded Doses of Testosterone on the Skeletal Muscle

Oral and transdermal estrogens both lower plasma total homocysteine in male-to-female transsexuals

Preoperative fasting: we need a new consensus

The nurse's role in promoting breast awareness

The prevention and treatment of deep vein thrombosis

Changing your Name

Statement on the Safety of Trilucent Breast Implants in the UK

Understanding the benefits and risks of breast augmentation

Randomised trial of cranberry-lingonberry juice and Lactobacillus GG drink for the prevention of urinary tract infections in women

Cranberry juice: the facts

The therapeutic uses of cranberry juice