Before menopause, women are less likely to develop metabolic diseases than men. This suggests that sex hormones may have a protective role. The hormones estrogen and leptin work together to protect against metabolic problems. Scientists wanted to know how this works on a cellular level. They...
Eur J Endocrinol. 2015 Aug;173(2):167-74.
High aromatase activity in hypogonadal men is associated with higher spine bone mineral density, increased truncal fat and reduced lean mass.
Because the aromatase enzyme catalyzes the conversion of testosterone to...