Sex and gender differences in health. Science & Society Series on Sex and Science

EMBO Rep. 2012 Jun 29;13(7):596-603. doi: 10.1038/embor.2012.87.


The new concept of evidence-based sex and gender medicine—which includes the fundamental differences of biology and behaviour between women and men—should improve health care for both sexes.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Health Care Sector / organization & administration
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Men's Health* / economics
  • Sex Factors*
  • Women's Health* / economics