Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 21st, 2009
"In this pilot study, we aimed to establish a model of genuine weight loss following chronic heart failure. Nine months old Sprague Dawley rats (10 male and 11 female) were kept under standard conditions. Weight was monitored weekly and body composition was assessed every 4 weeks over a period of 13 weeks prior to myocardial infarction (MI) surgery. After surgery, body weight was assessed twice weekly and...
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