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UNLABELLED Melatonin is a pineal hormone that regulates sleep and wake status. Melatonin concentrations in blood serum were measured using radioisotope method in 33 males (age 48 +/- 10) with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. The following melatonin concentrations were measured: 54 +/- 72 pg/ml (9 p.m.) 424 +/- 838 pg/ml (2 a.m.) and 307 +/- 534 pg/ml (6(More)
Plasma renin activity was assayed with RIA technique in 13t female patients with hypothyroidism, aged between 23 and 64 years (mean 43.1 years). It was found that mean plasma renin activity in the group under study was statistically significantly lower than that in analogue control group. These results may indicate a relationship between thyroid function(More)
Small but detectable disturbances concerning blood lipid levels manifested by somewhat higher concentrations of LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides as well as higher values of atherogenic indices expressing the ratio of cholesterol present in atherogenic lipoprotein fractions to that present in atheroprotective HDL fraction have been shown to exist in 36(More)