Higher stress hormone sensitivity may increase the risk of heart disease

30 Sep 2021


According to research presented at the 59th Annual European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting, people that are particularly sensitive to stress hormones also exhibit markers that suggest they are at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The unique protein profile associated with glucocorticoid sensitivity may be useful for identifying those at greatest risk of included increased risk of cardiovascular disease. 

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