Study Discovers why Females Fare Better than Males after Traumatic Injury, Scott & White Study

Published: Sep 01, 2010

EurekAlert! -- A study published in the September 2010 issue of SHOCK by Dr. Ed W. Childs and colleagues at Scott & White Healthcare looks at how female versus male rats fared after suffering a trauma and subsequent hemorrhagic shock who were given Estradiol (estrogen). In the study, the Estradiol prevented vascular permeability following hemorrhagic shock.

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