Association Between Prolactin and Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Framingham Heart Study
Therkelsen, Kate E.
Abraham, Tobin M.
Massaro, Joseph M.
Fox, Caroline S.
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease,
Epidemiology | hormones | Original Research | Obesity | population
Background: Prolactin is an anterior pituitary hormone that may modulate the adverse effects of obesity. Prolactin has been associated with cardiovascular disease mortality, but less is known about whether prolactin predicts incidence of cardiovascular disease risk fact...