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In humans, a hyperactivity of glucocorticoid metabolism was postulated to be involved in the intrauterine programming of the metabolic syndrome in adulthood. We studied in rats the effects of(More)
OBJECTIVE Alterations of the perinatal environment, which lead to increased prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in adulthood, program an upregulation of systemic and/or adipose tissue glucocorticoid(More)
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the effect of bariatric surgery (BS)-induced weight loss on cardiac ectopic fat using 3T magnetic resonance imaging in morbid obesity. BACKGROUND Heart disease is(More)