Shaping Our Research Priorities
Here is some information on our priorities for research
According to a recent study by researchers at the University of Shizuoka in Japan, which examines the relationship between blood-flow and hormones in mice, the hormone estrogen may be responsible for the development in Raynaud's Phenomenon in those who have high levels of it. The study, entitled, G-Protein coupled estrogen receptor-mediated non-genomic facilitatory effect of estrogen on cooling-induced reduction of skin blood flow in mice', may provide some clues as to why the condition is more common among women than men.
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