Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 24th, 2002
"Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing atherosclerosis, which may be mediated, at least in part, by increased secretion of proinflammatory cytokines by adipose tissue," explained Katherine Esposito and colleagues at the Second University of Naples. "We examined the hypothesis that circulating levels of interleukin-18 were elevated in obese women and would be reduced by weight...
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