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Lower estradiol, SHBG levels related to ectopic CV fat volumes in women at midlife

October 20, 2014

WASHINGTON — Endogenous sex hormones were associated with ectopic cardiovascular fat volumes in women during varying stages of menopause, according to data presented at the 25th annual meeting of The North American Menopause Society.

Specific location of ectopic cardiovascular fat (ECF) affected some hormones more than others, Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and colleagues found in an investigation of patients from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) ECF Ancillary Study.

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Lower estradiol, SHBG levels related to ectopic CV fat volumes in women at midlife

October 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Endogenous sex hormones were associated with ectopic cardiovascular fat volumes in women during varying stages of menopause…
In the Journals

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