Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 30th, 2004
"Recently, leptin has been suggested as a possible cause of atherosclerotic disease. In the present study, we have investigated in postmenopausal women (n=60; age: 52 ± 13) the relationship between circulating levels of leptin, oxidized LDL (Ox-LDL), and other biochemical and anthropometric variables of atherosclerotic risk. In addition, we have evaluated soluble thrombomodulin (sTM) as a marker of endothelial damage," wrote E. Porreca and colleagues, University of Chieti.
According to their report, "Ox-LDL showed...
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