DATE: October 9, 2012
EXCERPT: "High levels of a hormone that signals when you’ve had enough may raise the risk of obesity-related diseases, researchers found. ... But the relationships were significant only for women, who also had an increased risk of breast cancer with higher levels of the hormone, the researchers wrote ... One reason the relationship may be more powerful in women is because estradiol upregulates expression of neurotensin, so women have a higher lifetime exposure to the hormone, the researchers wrote.". More
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Melander O, Maisel AS, Almgren P, Manjer J, Belting M, Hedblad B, Engström G, Kilger U, Nilsson P, Bergmann A, Orho-Melander M. Plasma Proneurotensin and Incidence of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Breast Cancer, and Mortality. JAMA. 2012 Oct 10;308(14):1469-1475.
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