What’s Up Doc? Females are under-represented in medical research

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Question: Is it true that women are not adequately represented in medical studies?Answer: Genetically, someone with XX sex chromosomes is female and someone with XY sex chromosomes is male. There are people with other variations, such as having an extra sex chromosome (for example XXY in some variants of Klinefelter syndrome), only one sex chromosome (for example X in some variants of Turner syndrome), or even other variations (XXXX, XXXY, etc.), there are variations in how [...]
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