Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 3rd, 2006
"It was not a lifestyle link; it was an estrogen link," said Marybeth Brown, professor of physical therapy in MU's School of Health Professions. "The role of female sex hormones on skeletal muscle has been unclear in the past. In fact, some reports have suggested that the hormones have no effect."
Brown studied the effect of low hormone levels combined with physical inactivity in rats. The rats'...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Women's Health Weekly