Cold, Troubles Men too

by Savitha C Muppala on  September 21, 2011 at 9:03 AM Research News
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It is wrong to think that men do not experience discomfort when they are ill, just because they are physically stronger than women.

A recent study has revealed that even a common cold can be a source of discomfort for them.
 Cold, Troubles Men too
Cold, Troubles Men too

Researchers have pointed out that the immune system in men is not as powerful as the immune system in women, when it comes to battling infections which is why men may feel worse during an illness.

A study on male and female rats showed that female rats were less sick than male rats due to a stronger immune system.



Source: Medindia

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