Pregnancy Compensation Hypothesis: Women Really Are In A Pickle

09:45 EDT 30 Jul 2019 | eCliniqua

Clinical Research News | A new theory is uniting full lines of evidence from anthropology, immunology, and evolution to explain sex differences in the risk for autoimmune diseases and certain cancers. An interdisciplinary team of scientists at Arizona State University (ASU) have coined it the Pregnancy Compensation Hypothesis and describe the phenomenon in the July 1 issue of Trends in Genetics.


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