Most biomedical studies fail to report if results differ by sex

Gender bias concern as analysis shows differences in how sexes respond to drugs overlooked

Nearly three-quarters of biomedical studies fail to report whether outcomes differ for men and women, according to a study which raises concerns about gender bias.

Analysis of more than 11.5m medical research papers published between 1980 and 2016 found a majority overlooked the role of sex differences in genetics, physiology and the way the body responds to drugs.

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