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The effects of dieting and weight loss upon the stimulation of thyrotropin (TSH) by thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) and suppression of cortisol secretion by dexamethasone in men and women.

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The effects upon basal hormone levels and neuroendocrine responses of a weight reducing diet allowing 1200 kcal daily were determined in male and female volunteers. Thyrotropin (TSH) responses to thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) were unchanged in men but attenuated in women; this effect was associated with a fall in basal TSH in women, not in men. Rates of non-suppression of cortisol in response to oral dexamethasone (1 mg) were unchanged during dieting although basal morning cortisol leve...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of affective disorders
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Pages:
137-144
Publication date:
1988-01-01
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:4a2931ca-4cd1-4c23-a036-006fecf1e80e
Source identifiers:
185913
Local pid:
pubs:185913

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