Sex and Gender Differences in Pharmacology

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ISBN: 978-3-642-30725-6 (Print) 978-3-642-30726-3 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Sex differences in mechanisms of disease

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      Sex and Gender Differences in Clinical Medicine

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      Pages 23-48

      Sex Differences in Animal Models for Cardiovascular Diseases and the Role of Estrogen

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      Pages 49-65

      Sex Differences at Cellular Level: “Cells Have a Sex”

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      Pages 67-88

      What a Difference an X or Y Makes: Sex Chromosomes, Gene Dose, and Epigenetics in Sexual Differentiation

  3. Sex differences in pharmaco¬kinetics, in drug development and use.

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      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-105

      Sex Differences in Drug Effects: Interaction with Sex Hormones in Adult Life

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      Pages 107-126

      Sex and Gender in Adverse Drug Events, Addiction, and Placebo

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      Pages 127-147

      Considerations of Sex and Gender Differences in Preclinical and Clinical Trials

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      Pages 149-167

      “Gender-Specific Drug Prescription in Germany” Results from Prescriptions Analyses

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      Pages 169-182

      Gender and Polypharmacotherapy in the Elderly: A Clinical Challenge

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      Pages 183-208

      Role of Physician Gender in Drug Therapy

  4. Sex differences in different therapeutic areas

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      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-236

      Sex and Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Drug Therapy

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      Pages 237-263

      Sex and Gender Aspects in Antiarrhythmic Therapy

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      Pages 265-278

      Sex and Gender Aspects in Anesthetics and Pain Medication

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      Pages 279-305

      Psychopharmacological Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy

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      Pages 307-340

      Obesity and Diabetes

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      Pages 341-359

      Adrenal Disorders

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      Pages 361-386

      Thyroid Disorders

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      Pages 387-410

      Sex-Specific Differences in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Dyslipidemia Therapy: PPAR Agonists

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      Pages 411-442

      Sex Differences in the Drug Therapy for Oncologic Diseases

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      Pages 443-472

      Sex Differences in Effects and Use of Anti-inflammatory Drugs

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