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View Resource Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex Matter?

Authored by the Institute of Medicine, this new report examines research relating human health issues to gender. The report concludes that, despite a relative lack of attention to this issue, "scientific evidence of the importance of sex differences throughout the life span abounds." The study finds that a broad range of diseases beyond those generally acknowledged seem to have a sex-differential...

https://www.nap.edu/read/10028/chapter/1