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Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Discuss Different Ways Men and Women Respond to Infectious Diseases
Released: 8-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST
Source Newsroom: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
You’ve probably heard of the female heart attack. It turns out that scientists are also discovering that men and women respond differently to a slew of infectious illnesses – including the flu, HIV, West Nile virus, Lyme disease. Sabra Klein, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is available to discuss these differences and what this emerging understanding might eventually mean for diagnosis, treatment and recovery.