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Research and Innovation

Dr. Tandy Aye and her team are examining the effects of pubertal blockers and cross sex hormones on the brain, bone and body composition to help provide better preventative care for transgender youth.

Watching for eating disorders in transgender teens

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More than half of transgender teenagers intentionally gain or lose weight to align their bodies with their gender identity, a Stanford study found. The study, published recently in the Journal of Adolescent Health, began because caregivers at the pediatric and adolescent gender clinic at Stanford Children's Health saw worrisome patterns of weight manipulation among their patients.

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