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women comprehensive stroke centre

Gender disparity in comprehensive stroke centre routing highlighted at SNIS 

Women may be less likely than men to be sent to a comprehensive, or “Level 1”, stroke centre for emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO)...
spinal cord stimulation men women

Men and women respond equally well to spinal cord and DRG...

In a study intended to explore gender differences in patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) or chronic visceral pain, men and women have...

Women in neurosurgery: Why is the field still male-dominated?

Factors including representation, a lack of mentoring, and discrimination have been among the issues cited by female neurosurgeons as contributing to gender disparity in the field....

American men may be having fewer strokes

The overall rate of stroke in the USA has been declining in recent years. However, this may only be good news for men. Research...

Women may be at higher risk for sports-related concussion than men

Female athletes are 50% more likely than male athletes to have a sports-related concussion, according to a preliminary study released to be presented at the...