Helena Zapatero

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Growth hormone (GH) secretion and serum insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) decline with aging. This study addresses the role played by the hypothalamic regulators in the aging GH decline and investigates the mechanisms through which growth hormone secretagogues (GHS) activate GH secretion in the aging rats. Two groups of male Wistar rats were studied:(More)
Two cases of primary vaginal melanoma were treated between 1984 and 1986 at the Asturias Central Hospital, University Centre. Radical surgery was carried out in the first case--the patient surviving six months--and irradiation in the second case--living for only four months. Genital melanoma is a rare tumor--accounting for 3 per cent of female(More)
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