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Should You Treat Intersex Babies With Prenatal Drugs?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 08.17.2012 | Parents

Would you treat her prenatally with a drug of uncertain risk? Written By Amanda Schaffer on Slate What do you do if you find out you’re pregn...

A Night On Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Meds

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 07.11.2011 | Home
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As you may recall, dexamethasone is taken the day before chemotherapy, the day of chemotherapy and the day after chemotherapy. Yes, it's A LOT.

Pill That Shapes Fetus Genitalia Cuts Chances Of Homosexuality In Girls

LA Times | Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A prenatal pill for congenital adrenal hyperplasia to prevent ambiguous genitalia may reduce the chance that a female with the disorder will be gay. C...

The Sad Lengths Some Go to Avoid Having a Lesbian Daughter

Alex Blaze | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Blaze

Dr. Maria New has been giving the experimental medication dexamethasone (dex) to pregnant women concerned their child might have congenital adrenal hyperplasia without informed consent.