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Severity of viral infections may be related to the sex of the patient
 

Severity of viral infections may be related to the sex of the patient

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A recent study suggests that the virulence of viruses is harsher in infected men compared to women, while the ambitious Global Virome Project seeks to locate and predict the evolution of unknown viruses.
 
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17 Dec 2016 - General
 
I thought it is the females that suffer from viral infections the most, because they are the ones who often show up at the outpatient department to take treatment for the mildest flu! :D It is good to know that the aggressiveness of viral infections ...
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The effect of virus suddenly is not as simple as we thought it to be. One can surmise that men have more severe viral illnesses due to weak immune system as a consequence of an unhealthy lifestyle. However, recent studies hypothesise that viruses can...
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Its an interesting hypothesis, although the absolute association may be difficult to establish in experimental studies. There are a lot of confounding variables that can affect the severity of a viral illness, and all these factors are difficult to c...
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I think that the data that is derived from the observational studies are quite interesting as it find a aspect which can be readily which could potentially be used easily when we perform patient counselling. The article encapsulates the importance of...
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New study has revealed that viral infections tend to be more aggressive in males than females. For instance, the risk to develop tonsil cancer following HPV infections is higher in males than females. These findings may help to direct us towards deal...
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