Estrogen Is Responsible for Slow Wound Healing in Women, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study  
4/3/2012 7:36:01 AM

Estrogen causes wounds in women to heal slower than in men -- who have lower levels of estrogen -- says a new study published in the April 2012 issue of the FASEB Journal. In the report, scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, provide the first evidence that mild injury response in the eye is fundamentally different in males and females because of estrogen.