Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 24th, 2006
"While cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death in elderly women, relatively little is known regarding the influence of menopause on atherogenesis," noted scientists in Japan. "We tried to characterize postmenopausal changes in the arterial properties."
S.I. Izumi and colleagues of Tokai University described their study: "A group of 72 postmenopausal women were classified into subgroups based on duration of the postmenopausal period (PMP): Group PM1 (1-2 years; n=16), PM4 (2-6 years; n=16), PM8 (6-10...
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