Sex, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease risk

@inproceedings{Razavi2019SexGM,
  title={Sex, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease risk},
  author={Alexander C Razavi and Kaitlin Storck Potts and Tanika N. Kelly and Lydia Bazzano},
  booktitle={Biology of Sex Differences},
  year={2019}
}
Key differences exist between men and women in the determinants and manifestations of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic diseases. Recently, gut microbiome-host relations have been implicated in cardiovascular disease and associated metabolic conditions; therefore, gut microbiota may be key mediators or modulators driving the observed sexual dimorphism in disease onset and progression. While current evidence regarding pure physiological sex differences in gut microbiome composition is modest… CONTINUE READING
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