Sex Differences in Physiology

by Gretchen Neigh, Ph.D. & Megan Mitzelfelt, Ph.D.
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Publisher: Elsevier Science

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

ISBN: 9780128026083

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Sex Differences in Physiology is an all-encompassing reference that details basic science research into sex differences in all physiological fields. It includes scientific discoveries concerning sex differences in cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal physiology. In addition, coverage of the development, endocrinology, neurophysiology, immunity, and metabolism is included, making this important reference a resource that will meet the needs of investigators interested in incorporating sex differences into their research programs, while also providing clinicians with the basis for providing the best sex-based medical treatment options available.

  • Provides a sweeping, organ-by-organ review of currently observed sex differences in animal models and human disease
  • Explains how sex differences influence physiology and disease
  • Provides the critical knowledge on sex differences for better understanding of prevention and treatment of diseases