Doctors Debate Whether Trans Teens Need Therapy Before Hormones

Doctors Debate Whether Trans Teens Need Therapy Before Hormones

But other trans health specialists are concerned by the sharp increase in adolescents who are referred to gender clinics, and worry that the desire for hormones and surgeries may be driven partly by peer influence on social media platforms like TikTok and YouTube. “The kids presenting these days are very different than what I was…

Widow of Theranos’ former chief scientist speaks out following Elizabeth Holmes’ conviction

Widow of Theranos’ former chief scientist speaks out following Elizabeth Holmes’ conviction

Widow of Theranos’ former chief scientist speaks out following Elizabeth Holmes’ conviction – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Rochelle Gibbons is the widow of former Theranos chief scientist Ian Gibbons, who committed suicide in 2013. Gibbons is now speaking out in her first broadcast TV interview, following the conviction of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth…

A “potentially hazardous” asteroid more than twice the size of the Empire State Building will make close pass by Earth next week

A “potentially hazardous” asteroid more than twice the size of the Empire State Building will make close pass by Earth next week

An asteroid that is wider than the tallest building in the world is set to make one of its closest encounters with Earth next week. NASA projects that the asteroid, named 7482 (1994 PC1), will fly by on January 18.  The asteroid is estimated to measure at roughly 1 kilometer, or more than 3,280 feet,…

Medicare Proposes to Cover Aduhelm Only for Patients in Clinical Trials

Medicare Proposes to Cover Aduhelm Only for Patients in Clinical Trials

Medicare officials have decided that the federal health insurance program should only cover the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm for patients who are participating in approved clinical trials. The preliminary decision, reached after lengthy deliberations, was released on Tuesday by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or C.M.S. If it is finalized later this…

A variant-proof COVID vaccine? T-cells from common colds could help scientists make the “Holy Grail”

A variant-proof COVID vaccine? T-cells from common colds could help scientists make the “Holy Grail”

London — T-cells generated as part of the body’s natural immune response to the common cold may help protect against serious illness from COVID-19, according to a study carried out in the U.K.  Researchers at Imperial College London told CBS News the findings could help scientists create vaccines that remain more effective against new variants of…

“More disasters” are possible after cliff collapse kills 10 tourists in Brazil, weather expert warns

“More disasters” are possible after cliff collapse kills 10 tourists in Brazil, weather expert warns

The collapse of a cliff that left 10 dead in Brazil on Saturday was caused by torrential rains and more disasters could be on the way, meteorologist Estael Sias told AFP. Two months of downpours have caused deadly flooding in several Brazilian states, including Bahia in the northeast and Minas Gerais in the southeast, where…

180-million-year-old giant “sea dragon” fossil discovered in UK

180-million-year-old giant “sea dragon” fossil discovered in UK

180-million-year-old giant “sea dragon” fossil discovered in UK – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Paleontologists have made a massive discovery in the United Kingdom’s smallest county — the 180-million-year-old fossilized remains of a giant Jurassic “sea dragon.” Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now…