sex differences Archives
Sex-specific regulation of kidney signals
Mar. 2, 2023—Links between estrogen signaling and sodium excretion by the kidney could help explain a reduced risk of hypertension in females versus males.
Sex differences in kidney injury
Jul. 25, 2019—Men are more susceptible to progressive kidney disease than women; new VUMC studies point to differences in the expression and activation of the EGF receptor.
Gender, pain and dementia
Oct. 16, 2017—Understanding sex differences in pain perception could lead to more targeted and effective pain assessment and management strategies in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.