Why sex must be accounted for in medical data sets

08/14/2014 | Medscape (free registration)

The incidence, prevalence, onset age, symptoms, severity and treatment response of a variety of medical conditions strongly depend on a patient's sex, and sex must be considered in addition to age and genetics in personalized medicine, write Christine Carter and Dario Dieguez Jr. for the Society for Women's Health Research. Prescription drugs often have differing effects in men and women and may pose special risks based on sex. Biologic and medical research that accounts for these differences have the potential to improve health for everyone, they write.

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