June 3, 2014 | Nicola

I'm not sure how I feel about today's story.

Researchers in Germany have suggested that men feel more pain than women after major surgery. Women, on the other hand, reported more pain from minor procedures.

However other experts have commented that while some studies find differences between men and women, many do not.

It looks like there is still more research to be done. But if it can help us all manage pain better I think it's worthwhile.


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Differences in our perception of pain may be caused by a variety hormonal, cultural, social and psychological factors.


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