Published in Law and Health Weekly, August 26th, 2006
Study 1: Glucocorticoid regulator response to exercise is tissue specific in the Syrian hamster.
According to a study from Canada, "Recent findings indicate that elevated levels of glucocorticoids (GC), governed by the expression of 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11 beta-HSD1) and GC receptors (GR), in visceral adipose tissue and skeletal muscle lead to increased insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome. Paradoxically, evidence indicates that aerobic exercise attenuates the development of the metabolic syndrome even though it stimulates acute...
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