Obestatin does not modify weight and nutritional behaviour but is associated with metabolic syndrome in old women.

@article{Mora2012ObestatinDN,
  title={Obestatin does not modify weight and nutritional behaviour but is associated with metabolic syndrome in old women.},
  author={Mireia Mora and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Granada and Mar{\'i}a Roca and Elisabet Palomera and Roc{\'i}o Puig and Mateu Serra-Prat and M Puig-domingo},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={
          882-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Ghrelin and obestatin have apparent opposite orexigenic and anorexigenic effects, although the latter has not been firmly demonstrated in humans. So far, little data have been reported in relation to its potential association with metabolic syndrome (MS). The objective was to study obestatin concentrations in relation to nutritional parameters and eating behaviours in old women. DESIGN, PATIENTS AND MEASUREMENTS Prospective study; a total of 110 women (age: 76.93 ± 6.32) from the… CONTINUE READING

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