Study: Sex hormones, intestinal inflammation, and the gut microbiome: Major influencers of the sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Image Credit: SHISANUPONG1986/Shutterstock

Sexual dimorphisms in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of obesity

In a recent study published in Frontiers of Immunologyresearchers reviewed sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Study: Sex hormones, intestinal inflammation and the gut microbiome: Major influences on sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Image credit: SHISANUPONG1986/Shutterstock Background Obesity, the accumulation of excess body fat, is associated with a higher risk of health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease …

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