Men, Women More Different Than Thought
Beyond the tired cliches and sperm-and-egg basics taught in grade school science class, researchers are discovering that men and women are even more different than anyone realized.
It turns out that major illnesses like heart disease and lung cancer are influenced by gender and that perhaps treatments for women ought to be slightly different from the approach used for men.
These discoveries are part of a quiet but revolutionary change infiltrating U.S. medicine as a growing number of scientists realize there’s more to women’s health than just the anatomy that makes them female, and that the same diseases often affect men and women in different ways.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 29 Sep 2004
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Grohol, J. (2004). Men, Women More Different Than Thought. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 11, 2013, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2004/09/29/men-women-more-different-than-thought/