I'll try to simplify things: The study seems to imply that women older than 65, with high levels of estrogen, are more likely than other women to develop coronary artery calcium (CAC) - part of the fatty plaque that builds up in blood vessels and hardens arteries. Men over 55, with higher testosterone levels than same-aged men with the lowest testosterone levels, were 48 percent more likely to develop CAC.
There's more to the story of course, and that will be revealed over time.
Let's cut to the good news:
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