The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act is being strictly implemented and those found involved in female foeticide have been put behind bars after registering cases against them, an official said.
A gene-editing technique has shown promise in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy among boys which is characterised by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.
Apparently, because of a rare genetic disorder, children who live in a village in the southwestern Dominican Republic are born female and become male at puberty i.e these boys grow a penis only when they hit puberty.
A large number of young boys and girls have been allegedly raped by a "gang" in a Pakistani village bordering India, prompting Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to order a probe into the scandal.
Director Mischa Kamp's Dutch film “Boys” won the Best Narrative Feature Film award, while transgender actor Kristina Hernandez won the award for the Best Performance in a Lead Role for the film “Stealth” at the sixth edition of the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India’s only mainstream LGBT film festival.
Vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing oropharyngeal cancer -- a cancer that starts at the back of the throat and mouth and involves the tonsils and base of the tongue.