How testosterone protects against inflammation

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 09:30 in Health & Medicine

Pharmacists have shown that cells from men and women react in a different manner to inflammatory stimuli. They found that in male cells the enzyme phospholipase D is less active than in the female ones. Based on these findings, the pharmacists concluded that the male sex hormones play a key role in the modulation of the immune response.

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