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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Chen, W; Mempel, M; Schober, W; Behrendt, H; Ring, J 
Title:
Gender difference, sex hormones, and immediate type hypersensitivity reactions. 
Abstract:
Gender differences in the development and prevalence of human diseases have long been recognized. Immense interest grows in the understanding of the role of sex hormones in the homeostasis of immunity. Asthma predominates in boys before puberty and this gender preference reverses after puberty and in adulthood, when adult women tend to have a more severe disease, often recalcitrant to treatment. Atopic eczema in preschool children shows insignificant gender difference or male preponderance in di...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Allergy 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
63 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1418-27 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0105-4538 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie