New studies showed, at the originally prescribed dosage, Ambien remained in women’s bloodstream longer and could make driving dangerous.The drug had been on the market more than 20 years.“Larry Cahill, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine, admits that like many fellow scientists, he used to think men and women were fundamentally the same, outside the obvious areas of reproduction and sex hormones. He says Ambien, (known generically as zolpidem) which was approved back in 1992, is a case in point. How did it happen that for 20 some years, women, millions of them, were essentially overdosing on Ambien?Distinct Differences One reason we acknowledge male and female differences is simply because sexual differences are objectively real. Try ignoring the physical reality of gravity for a while.Or next time you approach a stoplight, ignore Newton’s law that a body in motion will tend to stay in motion.
And these differences aren’t just caused by “nurture” or “human culture.” They are physical differences, differences that impact individuals, families and cultures.
The good news is Christ provides an answer for sin, as we repent and turn to Him.
Where such abuse has happened, we must acknowledge it and extend forgiveness, healing and compassion.
Here are just a few of the physiological differences between men and women that scientists have found: There are literally hundreds more differences between men and women.
Some may be relatively unimportant, while others affect behavior, relationships, thinking and feeling.