For children with gender dysphoria, blocking puberty is not just buying time. It is more like a point of no return.
The pituitary gland produces hormones that stimulate the ovaries in girls and the testicles in boys.
Design with interdependent layers presents a challenge to neo-Darwinism. Natural selection is oblivious to anything but an immediate beneficial variation.
The Reuters story leaves out some details. The doctor had drugged the woman before starting to euthanize her, and instructed the family to hold the struggling patient down.
The pathogen I mean is a cultural pandemic, the embrace of doctor-prescribed suicide and of administered homicide.