Category Archives: Men

Why males may have a worse response to COVID-19

As a respiratory toxicologist and researcher investigating sex differences in the respiratory system, I was intrigued to read a recent study on sex-specific responses to COVID-19 that suggest that men are, actually, more vulnerable and suffer more from this disease. … Continue reading

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Sperm counts in the West plunge as ‘modern life’ damages men’s health

Pesticides, hormone-disrupting chemicals, diet, stress, smoking, and obesity have all been suggested as possible reasons behind the dramatic declines but experts say more research is urgently needed Sperm counts have plunged by nearly 60 percent in just 40 years among … Continue reading

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Women More Likely Than Men to See Nuance When Making Decisions

New research suggests gender plays a role in these decisions because men tend to organize the world into distinct categories whereas women see things as more conditional and in shades of gray. One possibility is that societal gender roles promote … Continue reading

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