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Distribution of hippocampal mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid receptor mRNA in a glucocorticoid resistant nonhuman primate
Glucocorticoids regulate the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary- adrenal axis through both mineralocorticoid (MR) and glucocorticoid (GR) receptors in the hippocampus. In addition, glucocorticoids down-regulate hippocampal ...
The biobehavioral consequences of psychogenic stress in a small, social primate (Callithrix jacchus jacchus)
The biobehavioral consequences of psychogenic stress were examined using neuroendocrine and ethological methods in a captive colony of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus jacchus). Specifically, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal ...
Effects of early parenting on growth and development in a small primate
We report here a study of the impact of caregiver-infant relationships on physical growth and behavioral development in a small primate, the common marmoset. Somatic growth was assessed from measurements of body weight, ...
An epidemiological survey on the prevalence of goitre among school children in Northwestern Greece
Previous epidemiological surveys have shown that goitre due to iodine deficiency has been endemic in Northwestern Greece. Since then, iodised salt has been introduced but the iodination of the salt is not enforced by Greek ...
Corporate health and safety strategy
Policy, objectives and strategy comprise the “front–end” components of a successful health and safety management system (SMS) which every employer should set up. The particular strategy represents the focus of attention ...