Understanding how injury and disease, including COVID-19, can impair lung function can help researchers and clinicians better help patients who are experiencing chronic conditions
The negative health effects of Y chromosome loss could be one potential reason women tend to live longer than men.
Skin grafts for severe burn injuries may require multiple operations over the course of a lifetime to address crippling scars.
A one-size-fits-all approach may not be best for treating cardiovascular disease. Taking sex chromosomes into account could make for more effective and equitable care.
Unlike humans, many animals are able to regenerate their limbs after losing them. Giving the body the right conditions for regrowth might allow people to recover lost limbs as well.