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Men and women perceive illness and health differently. These differences can depend on environment or biology, or most often an interaction. There are gender differences in prevalence, cause, symptoms and treatment of many diseases.

Results from the HOUPE project according to this topic are presented at 2nd of December 2011, in Stockholm, at a meeting hosted by Stockholm County Council.
For more information, please contact Karin Schenck-Gustafsson at Karolinska Institute, Centre of Gender Medicine.