Race, sex, and the regulation of urine osmolality: observations made during water deprivation.

@article{Hancock2010RaceSA,
  title={Race, sex, and the regulation of urine osmolality: observations made during water deprivation.},
  author={Michael L Hancock and Daniel Georges Bichet and George J. Eckert and Lise Bankir and Mary Anne Wagner and Joseph H. Pratt},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={299 3},
  pages={R977-80}
}
A more concentrated urine is excreted by blacks than whites and by men than women. The purpose of this study was to explore the physiological bases for the race and sex effects during water deprivation when osmoregulation is challenged and differences are amplified. Drinking water was withheld from 17 blacks (10 men) and 19 whites (9 men) for 24 h… CONTINUE READING