Published in Cardiovascular Week, December 18th, 2006
As people gain weight, fat can accumulate in the abdomen, as well as around the heart and other organs. The study will explore the hypothesis that fat around the arteries in the heart contributes to inflammation and to increased risk of fatty deposits in the vessels, which can lead to heart attacks.
"This will be a step forward in understanding more about the health effects of fat distribution," said Jingzhong Ding, MD, PhD,...
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