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Sex Differences of Gut Bacteria (Microbiome) in Major Depression (2024 Review)

The intricate relationship between the gut microbiome and major depressive disorder (MDD) is gaining significant attention within the scientific community. Emerging research highlights sex-specific disparities in the gut microbiome’s composition and its potential impact on MDD, pointing towards the necessity of integrating sex as a biological variable in future studies. Highlights: Sex Disparities in MDD: …

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Sex-Specific Biomarkers in Antidepressant Treatment for Depression: Male vs. Female (2023 Review)

Depression, a complex and multifaceted disorder, presents differently in men and women, not only in symptoms but also in how each sex/gender responds to treatment. This divergence has led scientists to explore the molecular mechanisms behind these differences, revealing intricate biological and neurochemical pathways. Highlights: Sex-Specific Prevalence and Symptoms: Women are twice as likely as …

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