Women less sen­si­tive to pain than men

The Free Press Journal - - ETCETERA -

Women tend to for­get pain they suf­fered more quickly than men, con­firmed a new study in mice and hu­mans, chal­leng­ing the widely held be­lief the fairer sex are more sen­si­tive to pain than men. The study, by re­searchers from Canada’s Uni­ver­sity of Toronto Mis­sis­sauga (UTM), showed men and women re­mem­bered ear­lier painful ex­pe­ri­ences dif­fer­ently. While men (and male mice) re­mem­bered ear­lier painful ex­pe­ri­ences clearly, women (and fe­male mice) did not seem to for­get.

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