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Health Is Affected by Both Sex and Gender
Do You Know These Differences?
- Women are susceptible to potentially lethal arrhythmias when they take some of the very medications which stabilize rhythm in men.
- Men and women absorb and metabolize pain killers and anesthetics differently.
- Melanoma is more common on the legs in women, and on the head and neck in men.
- Men are more likely than women to die within 6 months of an osteoporotic hip fracture.
- Zolpidem is the only FDA approved medication with different dosages recommended by sex thus far.
- In acute stroke, tPA (the clot-dissolving medication) is twice as likely to be given to men.
- Aspirin therapy decreases risk of MI in men (but not stroke), while reducing stroke (but not MI) in women.
There are Sex and Gender Differences with Covid-19, including
- Health Based Differences
- Equity Issues
- Reproductive Health and Pregnancy Concerns
- And more
- Information and resources can be found HERE
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Become a Collaborator
Access the registry of medical practitioners who have demonstrated a commitment to applying sex and gender evidence.
Sex and Gender Health Education Summit
November 11-14, 2021
Access recorded sessions.
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sex and gender specific healthcare
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How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice
About the Sex and Gender Health Collaborative (SGHC)
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Website developed by: Mary Rojek, PhD with assistance from Jan Werbinski, MD.
Ready-to-use resources for the educator in sex and gender based health. Can be used as stand-alone presentations, or easily integrated into your own program.
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Ready-to-use resources for researchers in sex and gender based health. These can help you get started in integrating sex and gender concepts into your own research.
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