Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Researchers explore how being male or female affects our hearts, kidneys and waistlines

(American Physiological Society) A person’s sex can be a defining factor in how well–or how poorly–they respond to disease, therapy and recovery. Experts at the forefront of sex-specific research will convene next week at the sixth APS conference on sex differences in cardiovascular and renal physiology. The Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases: Sex-Specific Implications for Physiology conference will be held September 30-October 3 in Knoxville, Tenn.