In children with autism, girls had different patterns of connectivity than boys in brain areas associated with motor, language, and visuospatial attention. Generally, girls display fewer repetitive behaviors than boys, which may contribute to delays in ASD diagnosis for females.
Study finds evidence of inflammation in the blood of patients during the early stages of Parkinson's disease. The findings support the theory that inflammation is a driver of the neurodegenerative disorder. The effect was most noticed in women with Parkinson's.
A new study uses big data to debunk the belief that the hippocampus is larger in women than in men.
Researchers found that while there are genetic overlaps between the sexes in relation to mental health disorders, there are also sex-specific differences in how genes related to the immune system, central nervous system, and blood vessels affect people with mental health problems.
A new study reports girls with autism tend to be more socially motivated and have more intimate friendships than autistic boys.
Researchers report our gender can determine longevity and response to treatment for glioblastoma brain cancer. The study reports male survival is determined by genes that control cell division, where as female survival is often determine by genes that regulate the ability of cancer cells to migrate to different brain areas.
On average, women have to work harder to breathe during strenuous exercise than men. The findings not only shed light on how sex may affect exercise dynamics but also the differences in how men and women experience airway disorders, such as asthma and COPD.
A new study outlines and defines sex differences in outcomes of tailored Alzheimer's disease clinical interventions.