Sex differences in diseases and conditions fall into three main categories, including those:
Cardiovascular disease and cognitive decline are two potentionally related conditions disproportionately affecting men and women across their life spans, with distinct differences in manifestations, responses to treatment, morbidity and mortality.
Therefore, the overarching theme of this SCOR's sex differences research is to understand how female-specific conditions associated with major hormonal shifts — specifically hypertensive pregnancy disorders and menopausal estrogen deficiency or menopausal hormone therapy — affect cerebrovascular function and cognition in women.
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