Mashahiro Akishita

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Previous studies on the association between uric acid and bone mineral density yielded conflicting results. In this study, we demonstrated positive association between uric acid and lumbar spine bone mineral density in peri- and postmenopausal Japanese women. Further research is needed to elucidate the underlying mechanism. Oxidative stress has been(More)
It has been shown that the incidence of atherosclerotic disease such as coronary heart disease and stroke is lower in younger women than in men of the same age but increases after menopause, implying the athero-protective action of endogenous estrogen. In addition, observational studies have suggested the extensive efficacy of hormone replacement therapy(More)
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