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BACKGROUND. Cardiovascular disease occurs at lower incidence in premenopausal females compared with age-matched males. This variation may be linked to sex differences in inflammation. We prospectively investigated whether inflammation and components of the inflammatory response are altered in females compared with males. METHODS. We performed 2 clinical studies in healthy volunteers. In 12 men and 12 women, we assessed systemic inflammatory markers and vascular function using brachial arterydoi:10.1172/jci89429 pmid:27893465 pmcid:PMC5199722 fatcat:tnppvmqkpjdrxjh3g2lsrpk3xy