Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine Hardback
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The field of gender-specific medicine examines how normal human biology and physiology differ between men and women and how the diagnosis and treatment of disease differs as a function of gender.
This revealing research covers various conditions that predominantly occur in men as well conditions that predominantly occur in women.
Among the areas of greatest difference are cardiovascular disease, mood disorders, the immune system, lung cancer as a consequence of smoking, osteoporosis, diabetes, obesity, and infectious diseases. The Second Edition of Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine focuses on the essentials of gender-specific medicine and the current study of sex and gender differences in human physiology and pathophysiology.
New section editors, new chapter authors, and new chapters have been added to reflect the most up-to-date clinical research and practice.