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    • Absolute and relative adrenal insufficiency in children with septic shock 

      Pizarro, C. F.; Troster, E. J.; Damiani, D.; Carcillo, J. A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005-04-01)
      Objective: Corticosteroid replacement improves outcome in adults with relative adrenal insufficiency and catecholamine-resistant septic shock. We evaluated the relationship of absolute and relative adrenal insufficiency ...

    • Adrenal steroids synthesis during acute infectious diseases in infants 

      Longui, C. A.; Zlochevsky, ERM; Bachega, Tania Aparecida Sartori Sanchez [UNIFESP]; Monte, O. (Freund Publishing House Ltd, 2002-11-01)
      An increase in plasma 17OHP found in infants requiring differential diagnosis between septic shock and adrenal failure led us to look for adrenal steroids pattern during infection. Infants and Methods: 56 infants, 1-6 ...

    • Avaliação da resposta do eixo hipotálamo-pituitária-adrena ao teste de supressão da prednisolona em vitimas de violência intencional 

      Ruiz, Juliana Elena [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2013)
      A violencia repercute sobre a Saúde do ser humano, tanto no plano psicologico como no fisico. As consequencias, para quem vivencia essa experiencia, sao sempre singulares. Os individuos que desenvolvem o Transtorno de ...

    • Cognitive-behavioural group therapy improves a psychophysiological marker of stress in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease 

      Aboulafia-Brakha, T.; Suchecki, D. [UNIFESP]; Gouveia-Paulino, F.; Nitrini, R.; Ptak, R. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2014-01-01)
      Background: Family caregivers of patients with dementia frequently experience psychological stress, depression and disturbed psychophysiological activity, with increased levels of diurnal cortisol secretion.Objectives: To ...

    • Determination of free urinary cortisol in cushing's syndrome using reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography 

      Sugawara, Eduardo Kinio [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro Neto, Luciane Maria [UNIFESP]; Verreschi, Ieda Therezinha do Nascimento [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Química, 2010-01-01)
      Determination of free urinary cortisol is a test of choice in the diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome. In this study, cortisol was quantified using reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC) in urine samples ...

    • Dyslipidaemia and Undernutrition in Children from Impoverished Areas of Maceio, State of Alagoas, Brazil 

      Veiga, Gabriela R. S.; Ferreira, Haroldo S.; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Calado, Jairo; Florencio, Telma M. M. T. (Mdpi Ag, 2010-12-01)
      Chronic undernutrition causes reduced growth and endocrine adaptations in order to maintain basic life processes. in the present study, the biochemical profiles of chronically undernourished children were determined in ...

    • Gene Expression Control by Glucocorticoid Receptors during Innate Immune Responses 

      Xavier, Andre Machado [UNIFESP]; Anunciato, Aparecida Kataryna Olimpio [UNIFESP]; Rosenstock, Tatiana Rosado; Glezer, Isaias [UNIFESP] (Frontiers Media Sa, 2016)
      Glucocorticoids (GCs) are potent anti-inflammatory compounds that have been extensively used in clinical practice for several decades. GC's effects on inflammation are generally mediated through GC receptors (GRs). Signal ...

    • GH-releasing peptide (GHRP-6)-induced ACTH release in patients with Addison's disease: Effect of glucocorticoid withdrawal 

      Martins, Manoel Ricardo Alves [UNIFESP]; Pinto, ACAR [UNIFESP]; Brunner, E. [UNIFESP]; Silva, MRD [UNIFESP]; Lengyel, AMJ [UNIFESP] (Editrice Kurtis S R L, 2003-02-01)
      GH releasing peptide (GHRP-6) is a synthetic hexapeptide with potent GH releasing activity both in man and in animals. This peptide is also able to stimulate ACTH and cortisol (F) release. It has been suggested that the ...

    • Hypothalamic involvement in chronic migraine 

      Peres, Mario Fernando Prieto [UNIFESP]; del Rio, M. S.; Seabra, MLV; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Abucham, Julio [UNIFESP]; Cipolla-Neto, J.; Silberstein, S. D.; Zukerman, Eliova [UNIFESP] (British Med Journal Publ Group, 2001-12-01)
      Objectives-Chronic migraine (CM), previously called transformed migraine, is a frequent headache disorder that affects 2%-3% of the general population. Analgesic overuse, insomnia, depression, and anxiety are disorders ...

    • Lead exposure is related to hypercortisolemic profiles and allostatic load in Brazilian older adults 

      Souza-Talarico, Juliana N.; Suchecki, Deborah [UNIFESP]; Juster, Robert-Paul; Plusquellec, Pierrich; Barbosa Junior, Fernando; Bunscheit, Vinicius; Marcouralcis, Tania; de Matos, Tatiane Martins; Lupien, Sonia J. (Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2017)
      Lead levels (Pb) have been linked to both hyper-and hypo-reactivity of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) axis to acute stress in animals and humans. Similarly, allostatic load (AL), the 'wear and tear' of chronic ...