International Society of Hypertension

Clinical Science - Gender and Molecular Medicine

A special issue series of articles from Clinical Science (Portland Press) exploring gender- and sex-based medicine, with some of the leaders in the field.

Guest Editor: Professor Jane Reckelhoff (Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor, Director, Women's Health Research Center University of Mississippi Medical Center)

Gender- or sex-based medicine includes the study of diseases or conditions which occur only in people of one sex or sex-related diseases. Gender-based medicine also looks at how two sexes may have different experiences of the same disease, potentially presenting with different symptoms or respond differently to therapy - the pathophysiology of disease may also vary as a function of genetics, epidemiology and biological sex/gender.


Read the Portland Press 'Clinical Science' articles.




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