Cathleen Rodda

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This cross-sectional study was designed to examine the prevalence of adrenocortical suppression in children with asthma treated with high-dose inhaled fluticasone propionate (FP). Children and adolescents (n=50) with asthma, treated with inhaled FP at a dose of > or = 1,000 mg a day for > or = 6 months, were enrolled. Early morning serum cortisol was(More)
18 prepubertal growth-hormone (GH)-deficient children were treated with twice-daily subcutaneous injections of a growth-hormone-releasing hormone analogue, GHRH (1-29) NH2. In 12 of the children the height velocity rose on GHRH treatment, and 8 were judged to have shown a worthwhile response to therapy in that their height velocities during the first 6(More)
The current understanding of the activity of mammalian pheromones is that endocrine and behavioural effects are limited to the exposed individuals. Here, we demonstrate that the nasal exposure of female mice to a male murine pheromone stimulates expansion of mammary glands, leading to prolonged nursing of pups. Subsequent behavioural testing of the pups(More)
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