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Gender medicine: Women and her fight for equality – even in diagnosis
 

Gender medicine: Women and her fight for equality – even in diagnosis

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As the world continues to fight for gender equality in all areas of life, women are still suffering when it comes to doctors misdiagnosing them. What illnesses do doctors often miss in women, and why?
 
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1 Mar 2018 - General
 
Pertaining to the second condition - 2. Coeliac disease. This condition affects the gastro intestinal tract, it is an autoimmune condition whereby patient has a hypersensitivity to gluten, hence any food product with gluten needs to be avoided in such patients if not, they will be down with severe diarrhoea and discomfort. It is not surprising that women is more likely to get this condition, however the paradox is that their symptoms are not as obvious which add challenge and time for proper dia...
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Thank you for sharing this article, Madhubabu kaaja, as this is quite an interesting topic to discuss upon. Man and woman are made differently. “"Sex is a biological construct. There are sex differences between men and women, and how those differences manifest and what happens, from a genetic level to how the body operates, is different,” comments Dr Tamarra James-Todd, an epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School." What the Epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School says is quite true as...
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