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Women’s Health Under Threat Because of PC Gender Politics

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By Jasper Hamil | 12:34 pm, November 29, 2016

Women’s health is under threat because medical scientists are terrified of being labeled sexist.

Top academics have said that the trendy belief that men and women’s brains are the same is totally false and is hampering the development of drugs.

Neurological issues effect both genders’ brains differently, meaning that different treatments have varying effects on males and females.

But scientists are so terrified of being savaged by feminists that they ditch potentially life-saving drugs without testing them properly on both sexes.

Larry Cahill, a neurobiologist from University of California, published an article in Journal of Neuroscience Research in which he said researchers feared becoming “a pariah in the eyes of the neuroscience mainstream” for admitting differences between genders.

He wrote: “The assumption has been that, once you get outside of reproductive functions, what you find in males and females is fundamentally the same and therefore there is no reason to study both sexes — and beyond that it is not good to study females as they have pesky circulating hormones.

“The last 15 to 20 years has overwhelmingly proven that assumption is false, false, false.”

Sorry, Feminists – Male and Female Brains ARE Different

Alzheimer’s is known to effect men and women’s brains differently, with cells dying in a different way. Without understanding these distinctions, it is very difficult to design treatments which work for the two sexes.

Cahill told The Times he was warned off studying the differences between men and women’s brains, but has decided to continue his research in the face of opposition.

He wrote: “The assumption has been that, once you get outside of reproductive functions, what you find in males and females is fundamentally the same and therefore there is no reason to study both sexes — and beyond that it is not good to study females as they have pesky circulating hormones.

“The last 15 to 20 years has overwhelmingly proven that assumption is false, false, false.”

Alzheimer’s is known to effect men and women’s brains differently, with cells dying in a different way. Without understanding these distinctions, it is very difficult to design treatments which work for the two sexes.

Cahill told The Times he was warned off studying the differences between men and women’s brains, but has decided to continue his research in the face of opposition.

Earlier this year, a scientist called Professor Gina Rippon claimed gender differences were a result of cultural and environmental factors.

She suggested differences were caused by treatment in childhood when boys are given toys and books that differ from those given to girls.

“There is no such thing as a male or female brain,” she said.

“The brain is a mosaic and every brain is different for every individual.”

This article was originally published in the Sun.

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