Published in Cardiovascular Week, January 30th, 2006
According to Researchers in the United States, "Oral exogenous estrogen raises C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations, but the impact of endogenous hormones is unknown. We examined the cross-sectional relation of several serum hormones with CRP, fibrinogen, and white blood cell count - three inflammatory markers linked prospectively to coronary artery disease."
A.R. Folsom and colleagues wrote, "Serum hormones were measured on a sample (n=317) of postmenopausal female participants, with or without carotid intima-media thickening, in the...
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