Gender Differences Videos

Gender/Sex Differences in Immunity

Research is exploring the differences between men and women in underlying hormonal and genetic factors affecting health. Biologist and researcher Sabra Klein will explain her research focusing on sex hormones and how they may influence how men and women respond to infections and vaccinations.

Sex Differences in Stroke Recovery

There are many differences between the sexes, particularly regarding stroke prevention and recovery. Join Elisabeth Marsh, M.D., cerebrovascular neurologist and director of the comprehensive stroke center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, as she explains differences in stroke etiology and recovery, and what women can do to help prevent a stroke.

Gender Differences in Heart Surgery

Heart disease remains the #1 killer of women in the U.S. Symptoms of heart disease can differ between men and women. But did you know there are also gender differences regarding heart surgery? Jennifer Lawton, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, explores these gender differences and what women can do to help ensure better surgical outcomes.