Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Why sex really matters

The thesis:

1) The Scientific world is 'blinkered' in that it views/presumes that men and women are 99.9% equal

2) Men and women are not equal

3) The study of disease, because it treats the sexes as equal, is flawed. This widespread presumption (of male/female equality) cannot for example account for why some conditions/illnesses are more widespread in women more than men (and vice versa). For example why is that lupus occurs in about 6 times more women than men? And why is that Autism spectrum disorder occurs in about 5 times more boys than girls? David Page argues that the Scientific world has ignored the issue of male/female distinction to the detriment of patient treatment/care. Watch his illuminating talk below...

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