Lucila L K Elias

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Repeated exposure to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induces desensitization of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) responses and hypophagia. We investigated the interplay between the neural(More)
OBJECTIVE This study is an updated review of a Southeast Brazilian experience NFPA, emphasizing clinical features, laboratorial and imaging assessment, therapeutic management and outcome. DESIGN(More)
Several missense mutations of the ACTH receptor (MC2-R) gene have been associated with the autosomal recessive syndrome of familial glucocorticoid deficiency. Attempts to demonstrate the functional(More)
The paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus (PVN) has been implicated in several aspects of neuroendocrine and cardiovascular control. The PVN contains parvocellular neurons that release the(More)
The objective of the present study was to examine the effect of changes in plasma osmolality (pOsm) on the responses of the pituitary-adrenal axis to CRH and atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) release(More)