Lindsay Benitez

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His-dTrp-Ala-Trp-dPhe,Lys-NH2(GHRP-6) is a synthetic compound that releases GH in a dose-response and specific manner in several species and that may well be related to an endogenous compound of similar structure. The aim of this study was to investigate the in vivo GH responses to GHRP-6 in pentobarbital anesthetized rats. Specifically and in order to(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent research has shown that body image stimuli increase negative affect and smoking urges among female smokers. Mindfulness (paying attention to present-moment experience with an attitude of nonjudgmental acceptance) may be a useful technique to minimize the influence of body dissatisfaction on negative affect, smoking urges, and smoking(More)
Previous studies carried out in normal male or ovariectomized female rats have shown that bombesin plays an inhibitory role on growth hormone (GH) secretion. Since estrogens play an important role in the neuroregulation of GH secretion, we have studied the effects of bombesin on basal GH secretion and GH responses to GH-releasing hormone (GHRH) in untreated(More)
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