Can your heart be too big?

April 2000
Science Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p16
Academic Journal
Reports on the findings of researchers from the University of Texas in Dallas which reveals that fat in genetically obese rats are deposited in heart cells which can cause them to die. Negative effect of oversecretion of fat on the normal functioning of the heart; Inability of myocytes damaged by fat accumulation to regenerate and proliferate.


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