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Os achados contrariam discurso de que muitas pessoas transgênero acabam desejando voltar atrás nos procedimentos que alinharam seus corpos físicos à sua identidade de gênero. Luke Dray/Getty Images

Estudo contesta narrativas sobre arrependimento em cirurgias de afirmação de gênero

Os achados contrariam discurso de que muitas pessoas transgênero acabam desejando voltar atrás nos procedimentos que alinharam seus corpos físicos à sua identidade de gênero
With Gaza’s health-care system crumbling amid Israel’s military assault, patients whose lives depend on dialysis are at risk with fewer and fewer facilities and resources. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali)

The uncertain fate of patients needing life-saving dialysis treatment in Gaza

Patients with kidney failure need regular dialysis treatments to survive. However, the equipment, supplies and medical staff needed for dialysis have been largely destroyed by the assault on Gaza.
Gender-affirming surgeries give transgender people the opportunity to align their bodies with their gender identity. Luke Dray/Getty Images

Transgender regret? Research challenges narratives about gender-affirming surgeries

The findings push back against the notion that many transgender people end up wishing they hadn’t gone through with gender-affirming surgeries.
The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed train, the first in Southeast Asia, was funded by China as part of its decade-old Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project. ANTARA FOTO/Hreeloita Dharma Shanti/sgd/aww

Belt and Road Initiative’s new approach and what it means for Chinese investments in Indonesia

The shift in focus in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will change how China does its business in Indonesia – that might mean less money for the latter’s ambitious infrastructure projects.
A Palestinian boy sits in a World Health Organization truck near a hospital in the southern area of the Gaza Strip. Ahmed Zakot/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

UN warns that Gaza desperately needs more aid − an emergency relief expert explains why it is especially tough working in Gaza

Government sanctions against Hamas, which the US and the European Union consider a terrorist group, mean that aid groups are not able to directly work with Hamas.
Legos are designed to last for decades. That posed a challenge when the toymaker tried to switch to recycled plastics. AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

Lego’s ESG dilemma: Why an abandoned plan to use recycled plastic bottles is a wake-up call for supply chain sustainability

Corporate supply chains are riddled with high, uncounted emissions, as Lego discovered. New regulations mean more companies will face tough, sometimes surprising, choices.
Une femme dans un centre de conseil pour les victimes de viol à Paoua, à 500 km au nord-ouest de Bangui, en République centrafricaine. Photo : Barbara Debout/AFP via Getty Images

Wagner, les conflits et la pauvreté font que le taux de mortalité en République centrafricaine dépasse les niveaux de la crise : mais où est l'aide ?

Le taux de natalité était plus faible et le taux de mortalité nettement plus élevé dans les zones échappant au contrôle du gouvernement en République centrafricaine.
A woman at a a counselling centre for rape victims in Paoua, 500km northwest of Bangui in the CAR. Photo by Barbara Debout/AFP via Getty Images

Wagner, conflict and poverty drive Central African Republic death rate above crisis levels: but where’s the aid?

The birth rate was lower and the death rate markedly higher in areas outside government control in the Central African Republic.
Stochasticity is everywhere – and finding the order in disorder can unlock new ways to understand biology. Erlon Silva - TRI Digital/Moment via Getty Images

Cancer evolution is mathematical – how random processes and epigenetics can explain why tumor cells shape-shift, metastasize and resist treatments

An epigenetic model of cancer that incorporates the concept of stochasticity could also explain why cancer risk increases with age and how biological development can be reversible.

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