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Galanin, a neuropeptide, is found in the central nervous system and in a number of nonbrain areas including adrenal sympathetic medullar tissue and pancreas. Several studies involve galanin in the regulation of GH, which responds to stressful stimuli. This study refers to the investigation of the effect of a 20-min exercise on plasma human galanin (hGAL)(More)
Cortisol and prolactin, which are considered to have an immunomodulatory effect, and selected autoantibodies were determined in Hashimoto's thyroiditis. 37 patients (8 males and 29 females) (54 +/- 13.8 years) and an equal number of sex- and age-matched normal subjects (52.6 +/- 14.2 years) were studied. None of the 74 subjects suffered from any other(More)
This study investigated the leptin response to vigorous exercise. We examined 12 sedentary subjects (7 males and 5 females) aged 45-59 yr (53 +/- 6.3) with body mass index of 26.1 +/- 8 Kg/m2. The selection of the population was based on the absence of endocrine or any other pathological anomaly. Basal concentrations of leptin, cortisol, insulin and glucose(More)
The function of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis as related to the degree of severity of a septic process was assessed by measuring plasma levels of beta-endorphin, ACTH and cortisol. Sixty-one cases of postoperative patients treated at the intensive care unit were classified into four groups according to the severity of infection: Group 1 (control)(More)
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