Mathilde Fauchard

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CONTEXT Intrauterine programming of the somatotropic axis has been hypothesized in cases of intrauterine growth retardation. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to study the effects of birth weight and body composition on GH sensitivity. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study with a single GH administration to assess GH sensitivity. SETTING The(More)
BACKGROUND 1-chloro-4-[2,2,2-trichloro-1-(4-chlorophenyl)ethyl]benzene (p,p'-DDT) is a persistent environmental endocrine disruptor (ED). Several studies have shown an association between p,p'-DDT exposure and reproductive abnormalities. OBJECTIVES To investigate the putative effects of p,p'-DDT on the human follitropin receptor (FSHR) function. METHODS(More)
Severe obesity (body mass index>120% of BMI IOTF-30 cut off) and morbid obesity (BMI>140% of BMI IOTF-30 cut off) affect 5 to 10% of obese adolescents in France. Organic complications can be found in about 50% of these patients, and depressive symptoms in one-third of them. Finally, over 70% will suffer from adult morbid obesity associated with a marked(More)
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