Sex and gender differences in health

@article{RegitzZagrosek2012SexAG,
  title={Sex and gender differences in health},
  author={V. Regitz-Zagrosek},
  journal={EMBO reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={13}
}
Men and women are alike in many ways. However, there are important biological and behavioural differences between the two genders. They affect manifestation, epidemiology and pathophysiology of many widespread diseases and the approach to health care. Despite our knowledge of these crucial differences, there is little gender‐specific health care; the prevention, management and therapeutic treatment of many common diseases does not reflect the most obvious and most important risk factors for the… Expand
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