W.R. Phipps

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BACKGROUND Hormonal effects of soy and isoflavones have been investigated in numerous trials with equivocal findings. We aimed to systematically assess the effects of soy and isoflavones on circulating estrogen and other hormones in pre- and post-menopausal women. METHODS The Cochrane Library, MEDLINE and EMBASE (plus reviews and experts) were searched to(More)
Plasma levels of LH, FSH, prolactin (PRL), and testosterone (T) were assessed in six normal men following administration of a pharmacologic dose of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) (500 micrograms iv over a one-min period) with concomitant oral administration of either ethanol (0.695 g/kg of body weight over a 15-min period) or ethanol placebo. Acute(More)
We studied the effect of the opiate antagonist naloxone on the peripheral GH response to the alpha 2-receptor agonist clonidine in eight normally cycling women during the mid-luteal phase. In a randomized, double-blind, cross-over design, each subject received clonidine and naloxone on one occasion and clonidine and placebo on the other. In seven of eight(More)
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