Health Highlights: Jan.19, 2023

Hormonal therapies are boosting the mental health of trans youth. A new study found hormonal therapy dampened anxiety and depression for many trans teens. It also boosted life satisfaction. Read more

She used pills to medically abort — but had a dangerous ectopic pregnancy. A case study shows that self-managed medical abortion doesn’t include some of the safety checks that could spot rare complications like these. Read more

Some hospital staff get important emergency codes wrong. Emergency codes differ from hospital to hospital, and workers often fail to identify them, putting patients in peril, a new report finds. Read more

Another HIV vaccine trial fails. The decision to halt the Mosaico trial came after an independent data and safety monitoring board reviewed the latest findings and saw no evidence the vaccine lowered the chances of HIV infection. Read more