the obesity epidemic and overeating, overweight kids

James Michael Howard jmhoward at arkansas.net
Fri Oct 17 06:10:18 EST 2003


You are correct.  We will have to wait to see if my hypothesis is correct.
JMH

On 17 Oct 2003 08:46:54 GMT, "Dag Stenberg"
<dag.stenberg at nospam.helsinki.fi.invalid> wrote:

>James Michael Howard <jmhoward at arkansas.net> wrote:
>> Horm Res. 1998;49(5):240-6.
>> Ambrosius WT, Compton JA, Bowsher RR, Pratt JH.
>> A strongly inverse relationship of serum testosterone levels with serum leptin
>> levels in boys (p = 0.0067) appeared to explain this effect of age. 
>> A higher testosterone level in boys appears to account for an age-related
>> decline in serum leptin in boys and the overall lower levels in boys than in
>> girls.
>
>But a correlation is no evidence that one is the cause of the other.
>
>Dag Stenberg




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