Hormone replacement therapy increases levels of antibodies against heat shock protein 65 and certain species of oxidized low density lipoprotein.

@article{Uint2003HormoneRT,
  title={Hormone replacement therapy increases levels of antibodies against heat shock protein 65 and certain species of oxidized low density lipoprotein.},
  author={Luciana Uint and Ot{\'a}vio Celso Eluf Gebara and L{\'i}gia B. Pinto and Maur{\'i}cio Wajngarten and Paulo Boschcov and Prot{\'a}sio Lemos da Luz and Magnus Ake Gidlund},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={491-4}
}
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) reduces cardiovascular risks, although the initiation of therapy may be associated with transient adverse ischemic and thrombotic events. Antibodies against heat shock protein (Hsp) and oxidized low density lipoprotein (LDL) have been found in atherosclerotic lesions and plasma of patients with coronary artery disease and… CONTINUE READING