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Hepcidin

Hormone that controls iron levels may be target for atherosclerosis treatment

Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.

Suppressing hepcidin is a way to reduce the iron levels inside the white blood cells found in arterial plaques. Reducing iron levels pushes those cells to clean up… Hormone that controls iron levels may be target for atherosclerosis treatment   



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