Sunday, June 08, 2014

Health Magazine: Men Feel More Pain After Major Surgeries, Study Finds

TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Gender may play a part in how much pain a patient feels following surgery, new research suggests.

An Austrian study involving more than 10,000 people found that men experience more pain after major surgery, while women report feeling more pain following minor procedures, such as biopsies.

The influence of gender and sexes is a key issue of today’s research in medicine. However, current literature in the field of perioperative medicine rarely focuses on this question,” study co-author Dr. Andreas Sandner-Kiesling, of the department of anesthesiology & intensive care at the Medical University of Graz, Austria, said in a university news release.

You can read the full article at Health Magazine.

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