There is no universal definition of the complex condition, but clues about causes and potential treatments are beginning to emerge.
Some girls are starting to develop breasts as early as age 6 or 7. Researchers are studying the role of obesity, chemicals and stress.
Researchers analyzed the largest database of private insurance claims in the United States in the first four months after a diagnostic code for long Covid was created.
The study could pave the way for newborn screening — but the results still need to be corroborated by further research.
A clinical trial will be needed to verify the research, which offered a warning about taking steroids or nonprescription drugs to soothe aches that many experience.
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Researchers identified a protein in the fluid that could boost the cognition of aging animals — and might lead to future treatments for people.
New research shows that women may not realize their symptoms point to heart trouble, and that medical providers aren’t picking up on it either.
Some care facilities are giving older adults a way to visit their pasts to boost their well-being.
But the study, which began in 2013, may not fully reflect what’s happening today, when many more children are identifying as trans.