Mike Kennedy

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The adrenal glands are the primary source of mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, and the so-called adrenal androgens. Under physiological conditions, cortisol and adrenal androgen synthesis are controlled primarily by ACTH. Although it is well established that ACTH can stimulate steroidogenesis in the human adrenal gland, the effect of ACTH on overall(More)
1 Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada 2 Northern Rivers Institute, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK 3 Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 4 Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University, Sweden 5 Department of(More)
5-androstenediol (5-AED) has been advanced as a possible countermeasure for treating the haematological component of acute radiation syndrome (ARS). It has been used in animal models to stimulate both innate and adaptive immunity and treat infection and radiation-induced immune suppression. We here report on the safety, tolerability and haematologic(More)
Employers recognize that the cost of ill-health remains one open to modification. As such, well-designed health promotion programs have a place on the agenda of workplaces. Beyond awareness and education, however, sustainable and effective change in health status and related cost require changes in behaviour. With a deeper understanding of the individual,(More)
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