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CONTEXT Sex hormones, particularly androgens, may influence not only adipose tissue distribution but also its functions. OBJECTIVE We aimed to evaluate if sexual dimorphism in body composition is(More)
OBJECTIVE Androgen excess in women is frequently associated with muscle insulin resistance, especially in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome. However, whether this is a primary event or the(More)
SCOPE Oxidative stress and damage participate in the pathophysiology of obesity and its metabolic complications. We studied the influence of sex, obesity, and ingestion of different macronutrients on(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Low-grade chronic inflammation is involved in the pathophysiology of obesity. However, little is known about the influence of sex and sex hormones on surrogate inflammatory markers(More)
CONTEXT Sex hormones, particularly androgens, may influence not only adipose tissue distribution but also its functions. OBJECTIVE We explored the possibility of sexual dimorphism in adipose tissue(More)
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