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Is this why women have more autoimmune diseases than men?

Is this why women have more autoimmune diseases than men? Statistically, women have more autoimmune diseases than men do.   According to the NY Times, the mystery may lie in the X chromosome according to a new study recently reported in the Journal Cell and reported by the NY Times. In autoimmune problems like lupus and multiple sclerosis, a special set of molecules that act on the extra X chromosome carried by women can sometimes confuse the immune system according to the most recent researchers. Will this lead to better treatments or cures?  Check out the article below Why Do Women Read More »