Understanding the Role of Gender in Treating Disease

Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “Medical Myth Buster: XX Marks the Spot”

Gender may help make precision medicine even more personalized.

Myth: When it comes to the building blocks of bodies—cells, skin, and organs—for the most part, people are people.

Reality: One’s sex significantly influences one’s health and the factors that contribute to disease, their implications, and approaches t…

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Understanding the Role of Gender in Treating Disease

Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “Medical Myth Buster: XX Marks the Spot”

Gender may help make precision medicine even more personalized.

Myth: When it comes to the building blocks of bodies—cells, skin, and organs—for the most part, people are people.

Reality: One’s sex significantly influences one’s health and the factors that contribute to disease, their implications, and approaches t…

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