Estrogen makes anaphylaxis worse

Estrogen makes anaphylaxis worse

Much research involves male animals. Fortunately, that’s changing – and with interesting results! Allergic anaphylaxis is more severe in female mice than in males – because of estrogen. Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, knew that women tend to have more severe anaphylactic reactions than do men, […]