No more are the days of ladies calling their men "babies" when they get the flu.  Scientist have proven the flu has a greater impact on men than women.

LiveScience is reporting that researchers in Canada have found out the reason why the flu hits men harder than women.

Here's why.  They found that women's immune systems do a better job of fighting viruses and producing antibodies than men's and it seems to be connected to their extra estrogen.

This could all go back to evolutionary biology.  Early men needed to be bigger and stronger to survive so it was more important for their bodies to produce extra testosterone and not bother with making enough estrogen to fight off viruses.

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