Nov 14, 2014
Western University study links estrogen to heart disease
London Community News
Researchers at Western University are getting to the bottom of why some women are more susceptible to heart disease than others.
They’ve found that an estrogen receptor, previously shown to regulate blood pressure in women, also plays an important role in regulating low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels. LDL, also known as bad cholesterol, drives the process that leads to heart disease.