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Sex Differences in response to androgens: physiological and pathophysiological

Androgen supplements are given to men with low or reduced levels of testosterone. They are also given to biological women who are transitioning to become trans-men. However, the mechanisms by which androgens affect organ systems are unknown. Moreover, whether responses to androgens differs in males and females is also unknown. This collection in the Biology of Sex Differences of original research articles, alongside some commissioned reviews, will aim to shed light on this important and poorly understood topic. The Editors invite researchers in this area to submit to their work to the journal.

  1. Cardiovascular disease increases with age in both sexes. Treatment can require cardiac surgery, where the hearts are pre-treated with protective cardioplegic solution before ischemia and reperfusion (I/R). Whi...

    Authors: Anjali Ghimire, Elise S. Bisset and Susan E. Howlett

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2019 10:42

    Content type: Research

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