Are older women given worse medical drugs than men? Do women suffer more easily from anxiety because of their hormones? Does smoking at the age of 20 affect the risk of developing osteoporosis later in life?

Many aspects of women’s health is still unexplored territory. In this book researchers talk about their exciting, new projects. Men, too, can benefit from studies based on a gender medicine approach.

The studies in this book are funded by FAS (now known as Forte) and form part of a major investment in research into women’s health.