Sex-based differences in vascular function.

@article{Miller2010SexbasedDI,
  title={Sex-based differences in vascular function.},
  author={Virginia M Miller},
  journal={Women's health},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={
          737-52
        }
}
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality for both men and women in the USA. However, there are differences between the sexes in age-dependent onset, severity, symptoms and outcomes. Basic research into the causes of sex-dependent differences in cardiovascular disease is ongoing and includes investigation into genetic variation in expression and distribution of receptors for the sex steroids; specificity of natural and synthetic ligands that activate the sex steroid… CONTINUE READING
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